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Tag: Twitter

March
13th

So tweeteth the pontiff: Pope Francis sends out first tweet

Who needs white smoke when you have Twitter?

Less than 30 minutes after being named world leader of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis tweeted out his first message to more than 1.75 million Twitter followers.

“HABEMUS PAPAM FRANCISCUM,” the tweet in all-caps reads.   (In English, that translates to someone shouting: “We have Pope Francis.”)

But despite the quick social media strike from the new pontiff, it doesn’t appear the former Argentinian Cardinal known as Jorge Mario Bergoglio  has entirely figured out this Twitter thing just yet.

The Pope’s twitter account

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Feb.
20th

Hacked: Mello, Connelly among Tacomans with infiltrated Twitter accounts

Count City Councilman Ryan Mello and former state Senate candidate Jack Connelly among prominent Tacomans who’ve been hacked.

During a rash of social media hackings in recent days, Twitter accounts for both Mello and Connelly have been tweeting direct messages to followers that contain links to so-called “phishing” sites designed to trick people into relinquishing personal and financial information.

The suspect tweets from @RyanMello and @ConnellyJack  seem personal in nature, directing recipients to a link with a question: “Did you see this pic of you? lol.”

But the attached link ends up taking unsuspecting followers on a phishing

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