When the AP is hacked, what or who can you trust on Twitter?

Video: Y’all Connect’s Wade Kwon talks about trust in Twitter to Fox 6.

Many Twitter users rely on traditional media outlets for fast and accurate news. Today, the Associated Press’ account @AP sent out a false tweet about explosions in the White House. The news caused a temporary 140-point drop in the Dow Industrial Average.

The FBI is investigating the hack attack.

I spoke with Fox 6 earlier this evening to discuss how lapses in reliability affect both media outlets and their followers.

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Wade Kwon is conference director for Y'all Connect. See his full bio.

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