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Mark Zuckerberg's Twitter And Pinterest Accounts Were Hacked

His password was reported to be "dadada."

Last updated on June 5, 2016, at 9:11 p.m. ET

Posted on June 5, 2016, at 6:02 p.m. ET

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg had his Twitter and Pinterest accounts breached Sunday by hackers who claimed to be testing his online security.

Ouch. Mark Zuckerberg's social media accounts have been hacked

Venture Beat reported the hackers OurMine Team briefly took control of Zuckerberg's accounts, before they were suspended.


A tweet sent out from Zuckerberg's account was later deleted and the account restored.

The hackers wrote that Zuckerberg's password, said to be "dadada," was among the 100 million stolen in a hack of LinkedIn in 2012.


Although he has thousands of followers on Pinterest and LinkedIn, the technology CEO barely uses his accounts. He last tweeted in January 2012.


A Twitter spokesperson told BuzzFeed News the company does "not comment on individual accounts, for privacy and security reasons."

Representatives for Zuckerberg and Pinterest did not immediately return requests for comment.