Hack of AP’s Twitter Account Exposes Social Media’s Weak Points

Hack of AP’s Twitter Account Exposes Social Media’s Weak Points

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People stand in front of the White House in Washington, D.C on April 23, 2013. Stocks tumbled about 1 percent after the Associated Press, one of the world’s largest news agencies, said a hacking attack caused it to send out an erroneous Twitter post about explosions at the White House.