A post on McDonald’s corporate Twitter account caused a stir Thursday morning, slamming President Trump and calling for Barack Obama’s return. The tweet was up for about 20 minutes only — but in that time, it was liked and retweeted more than 1,000 times.
The tweet was quickly deleted and McDonald’s apologized, saying its account had been “hacked by an external source.”
Based on our investigation, we have determined that our Twitter account was hacked by an external source. Read more: https://t.co/X5NwVI5sKp
— McDonald's Corporation (@McDonaldsCorp) March 16, 2017
The McDonald’s tweet quickly stirs up Twitter;
“I assume somebody decided to quit their social media job in style,” reads one popular comment.
Clown on clown crime #McDonalds
— Seth Meyers (@sethmeyers) March 16, 2017
"McDonald's? Never heard of it, and I wouldn't eat it anyway" pic.twitter.com/iiZPPIUkZK
— Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) March 16, 2017
They need to FIRE someone
— Boca Vista (@bocavista2016) March 16, 2017
— Bonnie (@BonBee81) March 16, 2017
— 🇺🇸 Deborah Brewer⭐⭐⭐ (@Debbie92083) March 16, 2017