F-bomb appears in Chrysler’s official Twitter account

The errant tweet was deleted, and Chrysler said on its blog that an employee of its social media agency New Media Strategies sent the tweet. The employee has since been fired.

“I find it ironic that Detroit is known as the #motorcity and yet no one here knows how to f**king drive,” the automaker tweeted from its official @ChryslerAutos account, via a report from Mashable (the stars are theirs).

The tweet has since been deleted, and Chrysler issued an apology, noting that “our account was compromised earlier today.”

The bloggers at Jalopnik heard differently, though. They reported that the tweet came from an employee at the media strategy firm that manages the automaker’s account. Confirming Jalopnik’s report, Chrysler weighed in on its blog:

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