The unintelligible tweet from the US Strategic Command over the weekend which left denizens in shock has now been revealed to be the work of a precocious tot who’ve been left unattended with a laptop computer.
The company is liable for safeguarding America’s nuclear weapons.
What is the Tweet all about?
The account which tweeted, “;l;;gmlxzssaw”, was deleted within minutes. The gibberish post was tweeted on Sunday on the agency’s official US Stratcom Twitter account and it was quick to go viral garnering reaction of users on the micro-blogging site. It received thousands of likes and got retweeted while some users fearing is the account may have been hacked. Also Read: China’s ByteDance In Further Soup, Indian Authorities Freeze Bank Accounts For ‘Tax Evasion’: Report
The agency is responsible for all American nuclear war-fighting forces, and some took a dig at the agency saying if the agency accidentally tweeted out the nuclear launch code. Later, it was revealed that a child belonging to the account’s social-media manager’s family is behind the tweet.
The agency which was left embarassed issued another tweet, “Apologizes [sic] for any confusion. Please disregard this post.”
The company accepted the fisaco in a response to a Freedom of Data Act request despatched from the writer Every day Dot. It knowledgeable that the work was not that of a hacker however as a substitute of a small baby.
It is the Twitter supervisor, who was teleworking, left the company’s Twitter account open and unattended. The younger baby ended up enjoying with the keys and sadly, and unknowingly, posted the tweet, as per the data shared with the Every day Dot.
As per the webiste, it added, “Absolutely nothing nefarious occurred, i.e., no hacking of our Twitter account. The post was discovered and notice to delete it occurred telephonically.”