David Carr’s Twitter Account Overrun by Porn Spambot [Updated]

Awkward.

The internet is unkind. Case in point — a porn spambot has overtaken the Twitter account for the late New York Times media columnist David Carr.

Around 10 am this morning, the @Carr2n account suddenly sent this to all those who still follow Carr:

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Needless to say, many people have already asked Twitter to intervene. Thankfully, CNN’s Brian Stelter said that the company is “working on fixing this.

Update (11:15 am):
Twitter has fixed the account.