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

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Fitbit exposes users’ sexual habits

Fitness tech startup Fitbit sells small wearable devices that monitor users’ exercise, including sexual activity. To drive usage, the company set the devices’ social setting to public by default, making all information the device monitored public. Tech journalists had a field day when it was discovered in 2011 that Fitbit had made some users’ apparently “moderate effort” at sexual activity available via Google search.

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