In Pictures: 10 tech company social media bloopers

It’s been quite the month for corporate social media activity. Both Burger King and Jeep have seen their Twitter accounts hijacked, with hilarious results. Meanwhile, Google’s attempt to stir up genuine conversation around its Google Glass project saw some negative feedback. Some brands are even pretending to have their accounts hacked simply for the publicity. But social media blunders are nothing new, and the technology industry is not immune to them

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GoDaddy CEO shoots an elephant

Although the domain hosting company is known for stirring up controversy with its ads, GoDaddy’s CEO Bob Parsons generated some unwanted attention when he tweeted a video he took while shooting what he called a “problem elephant” in Zimbabwe in 2011. At one point in the video, local villagers were shown wearing baseball caps with the GoDaddy logo.

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