A person holds a Samsung Galaxy S4 displaying a Twitter error message in front of a Turkish national flag in this file picture illustration taken in Zenica on March 21, 2014. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File
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Twitter says it has revoked access to block "a third-party app" apparently used to hack a number of accounts to broadcast pro-Turkish messages.Media reports including from Gizmodo, Engadget and the Guardian say a slew of accounts as varied as UNICEF, Duke University, Amnesty International and Starbucks Argentina have had their accounts compromised by hackers who used them to broadcast pro-Turkish messages.Neither Twitter nor Twitter Counter immediately provided a figure for the number of accounts affected.
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