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BBC Apologies For "Thrones" Nudity Alert

By Garth Franklin Wednesday June 25th 2014 03:04PM

BBC News app users today got a surprising update when a test by the U.K. public broadcaster accidentally sent an amusing "Game of Thrones"-related push notification through the service.

The test said: "Push sucks! Pull blows! BREAKING NEWS No nudity in latest episode of Game of Thrones!!! MORE BREAKING NEWS IIIIIII like testing." The bottom of the message added: "This is a breaking news story and the BBC News app will bring you updates as soon as they are available." The same message was sent again soon after.

Some thought the service had been hacked, but The BBC confirmed it hadn't and has since apologized via its BBC News feed on Twitter late Wednesday saying: "We apologize for previous two test push notifications, which were sent in error to BBC News app subscribers."

Source: The Mirror

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