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Twitter Hack: Why Wasn’t Donald Trump Targeted?


Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Apple, Joe Biden, Barack Obama... the list of the Twitter glitterati who had their accounts hijacked last night is long. But there’s one notable name that doesn’t appear on the list, arguably the most famous Twitter user of them all: Donald Trump.

While many of the biggest Twitter accounts were vandalized with messages urging people to participate in what appears to be a bitcoin scam, the @realDonaldTrump account and its 83.5 million followers were not targeted. Neither was the official account of the president @POTUS and its 30.8m audience.

The question looms ...


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