Burger King Twitter Account Gets McHacked! Andy February 18, 2013 Fast Food, News In case you missed it, since Twitter has now suspended the account, perhaps until social media managers get back from their long weekend, Burger King’s account got royally robbled today via hackers. The cyber pranksters changed Bk’s avatar and name to “McDonalds” and went on to send out a deluge of saucy, profanity laced tweets that would make the most seasoned branding executive grimace. Related: A BK Whopper to echo their feelings the BK Angry Whopper Not all bad news though, Burger King’s account added over 25,000 followers in less than an hour. Perhaps brand highjacking on social media will be the next savvy step in marketing? The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts Andy Latest posts by Andy (see all) Say Whaaaaat? McRib Won’t See National Roll Out. - November 20, 2013 Quick Bite: McDonald’s New Veggie McWraps - August 29, 2013 Quick Bite: Lay’s Canada “Do Us A Flavor” Finalists. - August 1, 2013 Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Current [email protected]* Leave this field empty Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.