In Pictures: 10 tech company social media bloopers

It’s been quite the month for corporate social media activity. Both Burger King and Jeep have seen their Twitter accounts hijacked, with hilarious results. Meanwhile, Google’s attempt to stir up genuine conversation around its Google Glass project saw some negative feedback. Some brands are even pretending to have their accounts hacked simply for the publicity. But social media blunders are nothing new, and the technology industry is not immune to them

Nokia’s awkward party invitation

Nokia held a pre-party at this year’s ESPY awards and wanted everyone to know about it. So Nokia enlisted a PR agency to ask professional athletes to Tweet one specific message: “Chillin at the @ESPYS #NokiaPreParty. It’s awesome.” What it didn’t expect was every athlete to tweet the exact same message, sometimes without removing the request to tweet it.

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