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AP Twitter account hacked, 'explosions at White House' tweet crashes markets

Published: April 23, 2013
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Source: RT America

On Tuesday, the Associated Press tweeted that an explosion occurred at the White House and President Barack Obama had been injured.

Within seconds of the tweet, followers shared the breaking news thousands of times, but quickly it was revealed that the AP’s Twitter account had been hacked. Meghan Lopez explains how this tweet had many on high alert and describes how it affected the stock market.

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