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Twitter’s Most Popular Account Got Hacked

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Twitter’s Most Popular Account Got Hacked

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This article was posted on Tuesday, 18:10, UTC.

Popstar Katy Perry, who has some 89 million Twitter followers — notable for being the most followed account on Twitter – was hacked earlier today. A series of tweets that were profane and littered with slurs were posted from Twitter’s most followed account with 89 million followers. Although the tweets were later deleted, presumably by Katy Perry or her team, screenshots circulated on the internet will serve as a reminder that even the most popularly-followed social media accounts can be hacked. The tweets, which are both homophobic and racist were widely circulated by eagle-eyed users who caught the tweets before…

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.

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