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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 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1054601360530784258 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)