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Twitter says Facebook, Messenger accounts hacked

Christian Fernsby |
Twitter confirmed yesterday that the official Twitter accounts of social media giant Facebook Inc and its Messenger platform were hacked.

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A Twitter spokesperson said in an emailed statement that the accounts were hacked through a third party platform.

“As soon as we were made aware of the issue, we locked the compromised accounts and are working closely with our partners at Facebook to restore them,” the Twitter spokesperson said.

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