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

Cisco giveth, Cisco taketh away

In a role reversal, Cisco exposed a would-be employee’s social media blunder in 2009. After receiving a job offer from the company, the interviewee weighed the option on Twitter, declaring “Cisco just offered me a job! Now I have to weigh the utility of a fatty paycheck against the daily commute to San Jose and hating the work.” A Cisco representative responded via Twitter, ensuring the interviewee that the company can still change its mind.

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