Statement regarding hacked BBC Twitter accounts

Date: 21.03.2013     Last updated: 18.03.2014 at 18.09
Category: Corporate
The BBC has issued the following statement regarding the hacking of several BBC Twitter accounts on 21 March, 2013.

The BBC Twitter accounts which were hacked earlier today are now back under our control and all inappropriate tweets have been deleted.

We apologise to our audiences that this unacceptable material appeared under the BBC’s name.

BBC Press Office