Operations

Bitly Warns About Compromised Accounts, Disconnects Facebook & Twitter For All Users

Bitly, a popular link shortener used by many in the marketing industry, issued a warning late Thursday that accounts may have been compromised. The company has taken steps to minimize any damage, and is asking users to reset accounts for added security. In its announcement, Bitly says that there’s no indication that any accounts have […]

Performance

Chipotle’s Twitter “Hack” Was A Planned Promotion

From the so-bizarre-it-has-to-be-true department: Chipotle has admitted that what looked like a case of its Twitter account being hacked was actually part of a current promotion. It happened on Sunday when, during the course of about one hour, @ChipotleTweets sent out a stream of bizarre tweets that finally ended with a confession that “we had […]