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Wed May 31, 2017, 11:30 AM

NPR gets its Twitter account clone-hacked...

Take a look at the graphic below...The account on the left spells "politics" replacing the "L" with an upper case "i". Makes it look like the verified account on the right.





If you're on Twitter, reporting might catch @SUPPORT attention. It was reported last night and still remains.

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Reply NPR gets its Twitter account clone-hacked... (Original post)
SticksnStones May 2017 OP
Kittycow May 2017 #1
SticksnStones May 2017 #2
mwooldri May 2017 #3
SticksnStones May 2017 #5
Orrex May 2017 #4

Response to SticksnStones (Original post)

Wed May 31, 2017, 11:33 AM

1. Good to know;thanks.

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Response to Kittycow (Reply #1)

Wed May 31, 2017, 11:35 AM

2. They're getting quite clever with their disinformation tactics

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Response to SticksnStones (Original post)

Wed May 31, 2017, 11:47 AM

3. Maybe the folks @ Twitter need a typeface change.

Make it easier to spot the clones... change to a font with serifs. I recommend something looking like a typewriter would have put out.

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Response to mwooldri (Reply #3)

Wed May 31, 2017, 11:50 AM

5. That would do it.

But last I looked, Twitter still hadn't pulled the account. They're doing nothing about the abundance of fake bot accounts, I'm not sure they're all that interested in solving the problem.

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Response to SticksnStones (Original post)

Wed May 31, 2017, 11:50 AM

4. NPR is so gentle in its treatment of Trump and Republicans...

that you wonder why anyone would bother hacking them at all.

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