A tweet on Associated Press account comes up with just unprecedented national crisis news, which later the publication confirmed on saying that its Twitter account being compromised. The AP’s account tweet which says, “Two Explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is injured,” while soon after the news broke, Twitter suspended the account understanding that the account being compromised, confirming the tweet as “bogus.”
AP’s multiple other Twitters account later confirmed that the tweet was false and the account was compromised. But the result of the hack, the Dow plummeted down nearly 100 points, while stocks bounced back. The AP Twitter account since then suspended with taking all required measures at par. The tweet went out at 1:07 PM EST while Twitter suspended the account by 1:14PM EST.