A compromised Twitter account has resulted in the embarrassing broadcast of a spam message via the BBC’s website.
More and more TV stations are encouraging both their staff and their viewers to jump onboard the social media bandwagon, and use the likes of Twitter to interact and keep up-to-date with the latest developments. But if you don’t take care, you may end up with some egg on your face.
Take, for example, BBC Sport’s extensive online coverage of the Rugby World Cup, where alongside the match reports and videos you can also follow the latest tweets from the BBC’s Rugby correspondents.
It sounds like a terrific idea – a great way for sports fans to keep up with the latest developments from the BBC’s team of experts. But take a closer look and you’ll find that Jim Mason, BBC Scotland’s rugby…
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