Syrian Regime Supporters Allegedly Hack Al Jazeera Show’s Twitter Account | Talking Points Memo

Supporters of the Syrian regime allegedly hacked the social media accounts of an Al Jazeera English program on Thursday and posted pro-Assad messages and links.“The Stream’s Facebook and Twitter accounts were compromised, and we resolved the issue,” Al Jazeera told TPM in a statement. “The Stream” is a multi-platform TV news show that uses social media to produce content. Some of the alleged hacker-backed tweets on Thursday included: “Aljazeera: Fabricating another child martyr,” “What exactly is SFA?” and “Do The Guardian editors know they are participating in violence in Syria?”

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