Will McDonald’s Have to Tell Someone ‘You’re Fired’ After Its Extremely Anti-Trump Tweet?


(UPDATE: McDonald's investigation confirmed that its Twitter account had been hacked "by an external source," spokeswoman Terri Hickey said later on Thursday. "We took swift action to secure it, and we apologize this tweet was sent through our corporate McDonald's account," Ms. Hickey said in a statement.) The @McDonaldsCorp account involved has about 151,000 followers. The @McDonalds account for the McDonald's USA business has about 3.3 million followers. Before McDonald's blamed the post on a compromised Twitter account, many people were wondering whether someone on the McDonald's social media team perhaps meant to tweet from his or her own account, and mistakenly sent the anti-Trump missive from the corporate account. Continue reading at AdAge.com

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