AP’s Twitter Hacked, Tweets Obama Hurt in Explosions

The Associated Press’ Twitter account has been hacked. A few moments ago, its official Twitter sent out a scary note that President Obama had been hurt in two explosions at the White House. The tweet:

Obviously it caught plenty of attention, but the AP’s Sam Hanannel quickly posted that the account had been hacked. The AP Twitter account is now listed as “suspended.”



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