If you are a Facebook fan of the New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs, San Francisco Giants, Chicago White Sox, San Diego Padres, Miami Marlins, Washington Nationals, Atlanta Braves, or Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, you might have been a little alarmed Thursday, and not because of anything that happened on the field. A Major League Baseball employee reportedly hacked into those teams’ Facebook pages and posted funny and obscene messages, ranging from an announcement of a star player’s sex change to a dig at President Barack Obama.
Rather letting Spanish users know which friends have birthdays today, many are being greeted with the message “f*ck you b*tches”. The message, which appears to have been accomplished by tricking the Facebook Translations application, is being reported by numerous Facebook users who are viewing the site in Spanish. Other vulgar phrases seen around the site include, “See all dicks” rather than “See all photos” and “va a follar con”, which is an extremely vulgar Spanish phrase.