Twitter Chief Financial Officer Anthony Noto's Twitter account was hacked, the company acknowledged, adding it was working to remove the content.
There were some 296 tweets sent over an eight-minute period. They were deleted by 2:25 p.m. ET.
This was the second time in three months that Noto's own Twitter account made news. In late November, he apparently posted as a public tweet something related to an acquisition that was intended to have been a private direct message
-With reporting from CNBC's Eli Langer