The social media network formerly known as Twitter hasn’t been the same since You Know Who took over. It’s become a haven for resurrected anti-Semitic accounts, for once-avoidable verification issues, for threats that hang over it all. could become chargeable onlyand of course, a stupid name change. But there’s still one problem that plagued pre-Elon Twitter: naming accounts can still be hacked.
According to The daily beastChristina Applegate fans were rightly alarmed on Tuesday when her account suddenly took a sharp turn toward cryptocurrency.
“I love NFTs! » read one post that was quickly pinned to the top of the actress’ account. “I almost lost my NFTs a few days ago, I had to migrate my NFTs because of the new contract upgrade! DON’T WASTE YOUR MONEY!!!! I care about ALL MY FANS!!! I ❤️ CRYPTO! #CRYPTO #Bitcoin📷 #Ethereum.
There were other non-cryptographic messages that were still suspect, including one that said: “‘Comment ‘applegate’ letter by letter on my tweet, and I’ll choose 50 people who did it to follow me!’ 🤩🤩”
At one point, the suddenly questionable narrative addressed the elephant in the room. “Everyone, I’m not hacked. I simply fought my illness and studied internet currency (like cryptocurrency), please stop this accusation,” the post read, referencing Applegate’s. fight against multiple sclerosis. “Thank you. I don’t like being made fun of.”
But Applegate’s publicist ultimately contradicted that claim, saying The daily beast, “His account was indeed hacked. We are trying to resolve this issue.
By Tuesday evening, crypto posts had been removed from Applegate’s flowsuggesting (hopefully) that everything had been taken care of.
(Via The daily beast)