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

Microsoft v. Ann Coulter

Conservative political commentator Ann Coulter is no stranger to controversy. This past September, she was on the receiving end after a Microsoft employee mistakenly used the corporate Twitter account to insult Coulter’s intelligence. Microsoft apologized, but Coulter didn’t let the event go by without taking her shots. “Good to see Microsoft is employing people experienced in state-of-the-art social media,” Coulter told the Daily Caller.

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