Oil giant BP suffered further embarrassment on Thursday after its official
Twitter account was hacked.
Pranksters purloined the @BP_America Twitter account to write "Terry is now
in charge of operation Top Kill, work will recommence after we find a XXL
wetsuit. #bpcares #oilspill".
The message, which was deleted around 30 minutes after it was posted, was
contained an in-joke referring to the fake Twitter account @BPGlobalPR. The wag
updating this account regularly references a character called Terry in its