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Hacked AP Twitter Feed Reports Explosions In White House, Obama Injured

Hacked AP Twitter Feed Reports Explosions In White House, Obama Injured

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Early Tuesday afternoon, the verified Twitter account of the Associated Press was hacked. The breaking news tweet (captured below) claimed President Obama had been injured due to “two explosions” in the White House.

The tweet went out to  the AP’s 1.9 million followers.

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The AP account was quickly suspended and, through the use of their verified corporate communications Twitter account, the AP stated that the tweet was “bogus.”

 

 


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