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McDonald's Twitter Account Gets Hacked, Posts Offensive Tweets Targeting Trump
17 March 2017, 12:01 am

One of McDonald's Twitter accounts was compromised on Thursday, resulting in the corporate account sending out a message insulting Donald Trump. 

Although originally it was believed that an employee simply went rogue, it looks like Twitter notified the company that its account had been compromised. The offensive tweet was deleted, the account secured and an investigation has been launched into the matter. 

"@realDonaldTrump you are actually a disgusting excuse of a President and we would love to have @BarackObama back, also you have tiny hands," the tweet read. 

The tweet criticized Trump and it was clear to everyone that it was not an official position of McDonald's and that something was amiss. Regardless, that didn't stop Twitter users from showing support. It was shared hundreds of times, liked just as many times and, perhaps more importantly, it sparked quite a lot o... (read more)

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