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Burger King Twitter account hacked to show McDonald’s superiority [UPDATE]

Burger King Twitter account hacked to show McDonald’s superiority [UPDATE]

Hacking into systems and servers to play some harmless pranks isn't anything new, but today Burger King's official Twitter account was breached and the hackers appeared to be die-hard McDonald's fans, because they ended up changing the page's branding to the McDonald's logo and name, and mentioned that Burger King "just got sold to McDonald's because the Whopper flopped."

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Twitter to shutdown Posterous on April 30

Twitter to shutdown Posterous on April 30

Not surprisingly, Twitter has put the kibosh on Posterous, which it acquired just under a year ago. Posterous made its grand appearance in 2008 as a startup offering users the ability to simplify their online sharing using Spaces. Come the end of April, the service will officially be shutdown, including its mobile apps. Fret not, however; two of the company's co-founders are creating an alternative service.

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Twitter announces Bluefin Labs acquisition

Twitter announces Bluefin Labs acquisition

Twitter has announced that it acquired Bluefin Labs, a social TV analytics company, a move taking it further into the world of television. Twitter has shown interest in television for years, with people using it as a way to interact with televised events using hashtags. According to the social network, the acquisition will aid in both ad product innovation and the creation of social TV consumer experiences.

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