This is going to sting. Unless, of course, it’s a hack.
Update: Of course, it’s a hack.
Still, that’s a rather unfortunate way to get hacked, and probably a strange 4 AM call or text to get.
After the jump, reactions and reasoning.
Shawne Merriman seems amused:
A view of the Twitter world’s reactions, running the gamut:
I was originally skeptical of this being a hack because Eisen routinely tweets from the web interface, and, well, if you were hacking a celebrity’s Twitter, wouldn’t you do it during daylight hours for maximum efficacy? Obviously, Eisen tweeting and dismissing it solves that problem for now, but the tweet itself is public record at this point.
Let this be a lesson: Guard your password and your online identity with the tightest security. When things go wrong, they will go viral in nanoseconds.