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TheDailyBeast: Infamous Accidental Tweets

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Anthony Weiner

The granddaddy of them all, it wasn’t really what Anthony Weiner wrote and more of what he posted on Twitter. Weiner eventually admitted to sending a lewd tweet that he intended as a direct message, though he originally claimed his Twitter account had been hacked. Weiner was initially nonchalant about the occurrence, tweeting, “Tivo shot. FB hacked. Is my blender gonna attack me next? #TheToasterIsVeryLoyal,” immediately following the lewd tweet, which he deleted. But the casual denial was not enough to stop the scandal from exploding, and within two weeks of near-constant “Weinergate” coverage, Weiner resigned. His Twitter account remains up, though it is inactive.
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