Popular YouTuber Scott The Woz was hacked on Twitter yesterday, and fans fought to get his account recovered.
With almost 300,000 followers on Twitter, YouTuber Scott The Woz is hugely popular on the site. So, when fans noticed that his Twitter had been hacked, they knew they had to do something.
The hashtag #FreeScott started trending as fans tried to get Twitter’s attention and get his profile back, but did it work? Let’s find out what happened.
Who is Scott The Woz?
Scott Daniel Wozniak, better known online as Scott The Woz is a popular American YouTuber.
The 23-year-old’s content mainly revolves around gaming, streaming games himself and also sharing tips, cheats and reviews with his fans.
He started his channel in 2009 and has since accumulated 1.25 million subscribers.
Scott The Woz’s Twitter gets hacked
On Tuesday (December 29th), a number of fans noticed some strange things about Scott’s 280,000 follower Twitter profile.
First, all of his tweets were deleted. Then, a number of derogatory tweets started appearing, with one of them referencing fellow YouTuber Daniel Keem. Another tweet used a racial slur, and many others contained links to a phishing site called tw33tr.com.
It was clear that Scott had been hacked, and fans began the fight to get his account recovered.
Fans fight to get his account recovered
Many people were devastated after finding out that Scott was hacked, and fans began tweeting Twitter directly to try and get his account recovered. The hastag #FreeScott even started trending to try and get Twitter’s attention.
After hours of being hacked, Scott The Woz’s Twitter profile finally seems to have been recovered and his tweets have been returned.