NATIONAL: Burger King’s Twitter Page Gets “McHacked” with the Golden Arches

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CLEVELAND – It appears a hacker took over Burger King’s Twitter account and used the profile and feed to promote the company’s biggest rival — McDonald’s.

On Monday afternoon, Burger King’s Twitter feed switched over featuring McDonald’s logo while promoting the competitor’s fare.

It appears the hack job started at noon, with a tweet sent out from the official @BurgerKing Twitter account,  “We just got sold to McDonalds! Look for McDonalds in a hood near you @DFNCTSC.”

The verified account, which has more than 84,000 followers, has sent out more than 1,200 tweets since the account was created July 16, 2010, according to

To see how Twitter users reacted, and the current status of Burger King’s page, click here:
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