Mumbai: The Advertising Club's Twitter handle has allegedly been hacked by an individual/agency/company impersonating as Ripple, one of the leading companies in crypto solutions for businesses. The latter has been tweeting from the former’s Twitter account for a while.
Eros Media World Plc Group CEO Pradeep Dwivedi who holds the designation of vice president and area director for the International Advertising Association (IAA) APAC region for 2022-24, took to the social platform to warn Ripple to hand back the same, before legal action could be taken against them in India and the US. He also went on to tag Elon Musk in his post.
In a statement to the media, Bennett Coleman & Co Ltd president – response and The Advertising Club president Partha Sinha said, “As many of you might have noticed, the Twitter account of the premier association of our country The Advertising Club @TheAdClub_India was hacked on 22 November. Even after several attempts to reinstate the account by speaking with the officials at Twitter and their representatives, it has not yet been restored.”
He added, “While we are evaluating the future course of action, we request all our members/followers to not click/engage with any content that comes from the handle @TheAdClub_India.”