Twitter disabled the ability to tweet from validated accounts, those with the official blue checkmarks, for about two hours while working on a fix.
“Most accounts should be able to Tweet again,” the Twitter support team said in an evening update of the situation.
Biden, Gates, Obama, other high-profile Twitter accounts hacked
Twitter did not offer clarification but said in a statement that users “may be unable to tweet or reset your password while we review and address this incident.”
A series of high-profile Twitter accounts were hijacked on Wednesday, with some of the platform’s top voices including U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden, reality television show star Kim Kardashian, former U.S. President Barack Obama, billionaire Elon Musk, and rapper Kanye West, among many others used to solicit digital currency. Hindu reports