– Burger King spokesman
It has come to our attention that the Twitter account of BURGER KING(R) brand has been hacked.
We have worked directly with administrators to suspend the account until we are able to re-establish our legitimate site and authentic postings.
We apologise to our followers who have been receiving erroneous tweets about other members of our industry and additional inappropriate topics.
Burger King has confirmed its Twitter account was hacked and renamed "McDonald's." The account has now been suspended while the firm "re-establishes our legitimate site and authentic postings."