Hacked? McDonald's calls Trump 'disgusting excuse of a President' in deleted tweet


The fast food giant apologizes for the hacked tweet slamming US President Donald Trump.

McDonald's has blamed hackers after a tweet was posted from an official account slamming President Trump as "disgusting" and mocking his "tiny hands".

The fake tweet posted on one of McDonald's Twitter accounts calling the US President "disgusting". After clinching the 1,237 delegates needed to win the Republican presidential nomination in May, Trump posted a photo of himself with McDonald's fries and an uneaten burger while riding on his airplane.

It was especially important that McDonald's explain the situation as quickly as possible, Faber says, and demonstrate that they were taking steps to rectify the mistake.

Trump has caused a number of controversies with his own Twitter account.

Twitter has been yet the source of another enterprise faux pas, after the McDonald's account tweeted criticism against United States president Donald Trump. The tweet, which has since been removed, was online for about 20 minutes. Twitter Inc allows for two-factor authentication, a security feature that would deter many attempts to seize an account.

Trump posted a picture of him eating McDonald's french fries while on his jet on Instagram past year.

Though it was not up for long, the tweet had been pinned to the page for all of its 151k followers to see. After flaming former pals Snoop Dogg and Meryl Streep, will Trump take on the multi-billion dollar fast-food chain?

Several online commenters said they would now visit a branch of the fast food chain in support after seeing the tweet. Snippets of an old McDonald's commercial featuring Trump become GIFs. And no word from the White House or Trump, who, as we know, has been known to enjoy a Big Mac in his day.

While fans of Mr. Trump's may not have been amused, some experts said the tweet could actually help boost McDonald's standing.



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