To die, to tweet – to tweet, perchance to dream? The Twitter spout has been turned off for verified users, and Twitter hasn’t been this pure in years.
In an apparent attempt to mitigate the damage from a massive hack, Twitter has cut off the ability to tweet for verified users.
You may be unable to Tweet or reset your password while we review and address this incident.
— Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) July 15, 2020
The hack, which began Wednesday afternoon, targeted politicians and celebrities, and affected users including former President Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and many more.
Hijacked accounts posted scam tweets soliciting bitcoin transfers from followers. Although most of the tweets were taken down within minutes, the scammers have so far succeeded in getting over $50,000 in bitcoin transfers. The hack is also ongoing: Elon Musk’s account h
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