October 23, 2018 / 7:05 AM / a month ago

Elon Musk says Twitter had locked his account thinking it was hacked

FILE PHOTO - Elon Musk, founder, CEO and lead designer at SpaceX and co-founder of Tesla, speaks at the International Space Station Research and Development Conference in Washington, U.S., July 19, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk said Twitter had locked his account thinking it had been hacked.

"Twitter thought I got hacked & locked my account haha," Musk tweeted here late on Monday.

The tweet did not clarify the reason or the duration for which the account was locked.

Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Sunil Nair

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