“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: