Hosts Jess Budde, Greg Finn, and Christine “Shep” Zirnheld are back with another episode of Marketing O’Clock, Search Engine Journal’s digital marketing news podcast.
This week, we’re discussing that huge Twitter hack, new Google Ads features, and predictive audiences and metrics in Google Analytics.
Plus, we share our thoughts on the Free Britney conspiracy, tell our mummies about our new favorite meme, and exceed our quota for bad puns.
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Twitter accounts with coveted blue checkmarks were compromised in a Twitter hack on July 15.
Major brands, celebrities, and politicians were impacted, with spammy cryptocurrency schemes tweeted from their accounts.
While they investigated the issue, Twitter blocked all verified accounts from sending Tweets and advertisers noted that they were unable to create promoted tweets during the outage.
The hackers reportedly executed the hack by exploiting internal employee tools.