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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Zuckerberg’s Facebook privacy invaded

In December 2011, photos Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had posted only to his private Facebook account surfaced on the image sharing site Imgur with a comment: “It’s time to fix those security flaws Facebook.” The hackers used Facebook’s own system for reporting explicit material to gain access to the photos. Facebook only patched the exploit after a photo of its CEO holding a chicken upside down was made public.

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