ReutersJan 28, 2020 08:46:15 IST
Twitter Inc said on Monday that accounts of several National Football League (NFL) teams, including the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs, were hacked, ahead of the Super Bowl on Sunday.
The social media company said it had locked the compromised accounts and was investigating the situation.
"We are here to show people that everything is hackable," part of the tweet read.
At the time of publishing this story, the tweet was removed from the platform.
Super Bowl, the biggest televised event of the year in America for which close to 100 million US viewers tune in, is set for 2 February in Miami where the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs will face off.
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