Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's account hacked, racist and anti-Semitic tweets posted

David Caplan
August 30, 2019 - 4:21 pm

FILE- This Nov. 19, 2015, file photo shows Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey being interviewed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Dorsey says the company isn't biased against Republicans or Democrats and is working on ways to ensure that debate is healthier on its platform. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)


NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey's own Twitter account, @jack, was hacked Friday afternoon, the company confirmed. 

The account has more than 4.2 million followers. 

A group that calls itself the Chuckle Gang hacked the accounts, and several offensive tweets were posted. 

One tweet contained the n-word, and read, "F*** n******" Another tweet posted was a retweet of another account that read, nazi germany did nothing wrong." Another tweet read "Hitler is innocent."

"We're aware that @jack was compromised and investigating what happened," Twitter tweeted at 4:05 p.m.

Then at 5:22 p.m., Twitter tweeted, "The account is now secure, and there is no indication that Twitter's systems have been compromised."