DeRay Mckesson has Twitter account hacked

A prominent Black Lives Matter activist, DeRay Mckesson, had his Twitter account hacked yesterday, after getting in via his Verizon account. 

There are two things that I find rather scary about this hack. Firstly, I'm amazed that even with two-factor authentication enabled it's still easy to get in. On top of that, Im really concerned that someone out there is so racist or so pro-Trump that they felt the need to make an attack like this. 

In other sad Twitter news (((Jon Weisman))) from the New York Times left Twitter this week because of anti-Semitic abuse.

All this abuse is so pointless. Maybe it makes some loser feel good for about 30 seconds. But at what cost?