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Jack Hacked: Twitter Founder's Account Posts a Series of Racist, Nazi Tweets

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The account of Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey was briefly hacked Friday, shocking followers with a series of racist and vulgar tweets. The hijacked account tweeted and retweeted a number of offensive tweets to Dorsey’s more than 4.2 million followers, including ones saying the N-word, “Hitler is innocent,” and “Nazi Germany did nothing wrong.”

Some of the tweets pushed the hashtag “#ChucklingSquad” — the name of an online chat, according to The Daily Beast.

The crass tweets were removed after they were up for about five minutes and Twitter said that it was investigating.