Hacked McDonald’s Twitter account blasts Trump in tweet

Ronald McDonald balloon is seen at the 90th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 24, 2016 in New York City.

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Ronald McDonald balloon is seen at the 90th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 24, 2016 in New York City.

McDonald’s Twitter followers likely woke up to a shock Thursday morning after a tweet was posted to the company’s social media feed that criticized President Donald Trump.

The tweet was posted just after 6 a.m. and was deleted.

The tweet called Trump a “disgusting excuse of a President” and said that it wanted former President Barack Obama back in the the White House. It also poked fun at the size of Trump’s hands.

“Twitter notified us that our account was compromised,” McDonald’s said in a statement. “We deleted the tweet, secured our account and are now investigating this.”

The hacking comes just one day after hundreds of Twitter accounts including Justin Beiber’s and Forbes were hacked.

While companies like Wendy’s and Denny’s have been known for their edgy and controversial social media strategies, McDonald’s has been more reserved in its posts. The company focuses on promoting its food and business practices.

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