Target Breach: Top 10 tweets
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Someone stealing your credit card information is no laughing matter -- unless you're on Twitter, of course.
In that case, news that Minnesota's arguably best-known company was targeted (see what I did there?) by fraudsters who somehow obtained the info of roughly 40 million customers presents an opportunity to bust out the 140-character zingers. Below are the 10 best about the #TargetBreach we've seen.
Target lost control of 40 million credit card accounts. There are only 312 million people in the entire United States.-- Brian Fung (@b_fung) December 19, 2013
This is what happens when you buy local. #target-- Andy Gifford (@andygifford) December 19, 2013
6. Steller had more than one stellar tweet about the breach:
Always happens: I go to Target to buy toilet paper and I end up spending $150,000.-- Chris Steller (@chris_steller) December 19, 2013
People still boycotting Target over the company's political donations in the last MN gubernatorial election are not affected.-- Chris Steller (@chris_steller) December 19, 2013
Used my REDcard at @target then loudly announced my card number and security code, like you're supposed to.-- Kevin Watterson (@kwatt) December 19, 2013
If you like your credit card, you can't keep your credit card. TargetUnsure.-- David Brauer (@dbrauer) December 19, 2013
2. In reference to this story from last year :
Target confirms that hackers might know your daughter is pregnant before you do.-- Patrick (@panndder) December 19, 2013
REPORT: Target hackers penetrated credit card system by wearing khaki pants and red shirts.-- Jason DeRusha (@DeRushaJ) December 19, 2013
-- Follow Aaron Rupar on Twitter at @atrupar. Got a tip? Drop him a line at email@example.com.
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