False Tweet on White House Blast Causes Stir

False Tweet on White House Blast Causes Stir

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The Twitter account for The Associated Press was hacked on Tuesday and sent out an erroneous tweet saying there had been explosions at the White House....
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Hacked AP Twitter reports White House bombing, causes brief dip in Dow

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You might have noticed that the AP's Twitter account was hacked this afternoon and spread a report of a bombing at the White House. That yet another Twitter account was hacked isn't the interesting part, it's the immediate (if brief and shallow) plunge that the financial markets took. We...
Hacked AP Twitter reports White House bombing, causes brief dip in Dow

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www.pcworld.com
New A tweet posted on the Associated Press account Tuesday reporting two explosions at the White House was bogus and is the result of a hack, the news organization said."Breaking: Two Explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is injured," said a tweet posted around 1 p.m. ET to...
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gigaom.com
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www.telegraph.co.uk
A fake tweet from the Associated Press claiming that the White House had been attacked and Barack Obama been injured briefly sent the Dow Jones plunging.    ...
'Bogus' AP tweet about explosion at the White House sends Dow plunging

Associated Press Twitter account hacked, tweet about White House bombing 'untrue'

venturebeat.com
The Associated Press Twitter account was hacked moments ago. The perpetrators sent out a tweet claiming that the White House had been bombed. This is not the case. “The AP Twitter account has been hacked. That tweet you saw about the White House is untrue and we’re looking into it...
Associated Press Twitter account hacked, tweet about White House bombing 'untrue'
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