How to Keep Your Editorial Twitter Accounts from Being Hacked

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By: Kevin Anderson | Knowledge Bridge

Major news organisations including Reuters, Al Jazeera, CBS, NPR, the BBC, The Guardian and the Associated Press have all made headlines in the past year after hackers took over their Twitter accounts. The attacks are always embarrassing and can negatively impact the reputation of your news organisation, but the attacks can also cause panic and real damage, as we saw recently.

The fake tweet posted to the AP Twitter account said: Breaking: Two Explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is injured.

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