AT&T Apologizes for 9/11 Tweet

Tweet is pulled down after an hour

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UPDATE: AT&T's CEO has added his own apology. Scroll down to see it.

After getting bombarded with hate tweets for about an hour this afternoon, AT&T removed an image from Twitter that had been meant as a 9/11 tribute—a photo showing a hand holding a phone up in front of the Tribute in Light searchlights. "We apologize to anyone who felt our post was in poor taste. The image was solely meant to pay respect to those affected by the 9/11 tragedy," the company wrote in a follow-up tweet.

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