On Thursday morning, 9:19 a.m Eastern Time (ET), McDonald’s tweeted: “@realDonaldTrump You are actually a disgusting excuse of a President and we would love to have @BarackObama back, also you have tiny hands.” Before the tweet could be deleted it had been retweeted 100 times.
Uh oh…it appears that McDonald’s corporate twitter account has been compromised in some way. And the account just tweeted at Trump. pic.twitter.com/EOTkQZwcFO
— Steve Kopack (@SteveKopack) March 16, 2017
In a subsequent tweet, McDonald’s confirmed that the account was hacked. “Twitter notified us that our account was compromised. We deleted the tweet, secured our account and are now investigating this,” it said.
Twitter notified us that our account was compromised. We deleted the tweet, secured our account and are now investigating this.
— McDonald’s (@McDonaldsCorp) March 16, 2017
McDonald’s is the latest Twitter account to fall prey to hijackers. A slew of high-profile Twitter accounts, including Amnesty International, BBC News North America and the European Parliament were hijacked on Wednesday. ut this time Donald Trump was the victim.(Also Read: Hacked Photos Of Emma Watson And Amanda Seyfried Posted on 4Chan)