Add the U.S. Secret Service to the long list of individuals and organizations that have been burned by Twitter.
Earlier today, CNN reports, an odd tweet went out from the agency's official account, @SecretService, which read: "Had to monitor Fox for a story. Can't. Deal. With. The. Blathering."
The agency removed the tweet and issued the following statement:
"An employee with access to the Secret Service's Twitter account, who mistakenly believed they were on their personal account, posted an unapproved and inappropriate tweet," read a statement from the U.S. Secret Service. "We apologize for this mistake, and the user no longer has access to our official account. Policies and practices which would have prevented this were not followed and will be reinforced for all account users."