Bureau of Regret: when spammers attack

Border Force and Team Australia couldn't save Scott Morrison from a Twitter hacking over the weekend.

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Politicians love Twitter when Twitter loves them. When times get tough or the election is over, they disappear into the mist, leaving naught but decaying links to media appearances and retweets of party announcements. The problem with abandoning social media accounts is that there’s often nothing there that indicates they’ve been abandoned. Just because a politician has stopped listening doesn’t mean the constituency has stopped talking. Having a social media presence and ignoring it is worse than not having a presence at all; instead of looking like someone who’s out of touch (and therefore on par with every other pollie), the owner comes off as being an aloof jerk.

Which brings us to the Honorable Scott Morrison, Minister for Immigration.

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One thought on “Bureau of Regret: when spammers attack

  1. AR

    I’m so glad that I haven’t a clue what Twits are even for.

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