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

ASUS’s sexist Tweet

To debut its new Transformer AIO all-in-one PC, ASUS coordinated a big promotional effort at Computex 2012 in Taiwan last June. At some point, someone with access to the corporate Twitter account tweeted a photo of the woman displaying the PC at its booth, along with a comment many considered sexist. The company apologized shortly thereafter.

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