BK press office has not been responsive after a hour of their Twitter being hacked. The account gained over 30,000 new followers before being shut down.
A Twitter spokesman says,
“We don’t comment on individual accounts for privacy and security reasons.”
Burger King has released this statement:
It has come to our attention that the Twitter account of the BURGER KING® brand has been hacked. We have worked directly with administrators to suspend the account until we are able to re-establish our legitimate site and authentic postings. We apologize to our fans and followers who have been receiving erroneous tweets about other members of our industry and additional inappropriate topics.