Twitter users defend Greggs over ‘scum’ hack

By Laurence Gibbons contact

- Last updated on GMT

Greggs was the victim of an offensive hack
Greggs was the victim of an offensive hack

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Twitter users have come to the defence of high street baker Greggs after a fake and offensive logo replaced its logo on Google and went viral.

Google users who searched Google this afternoon found that its company profile included a logo that read: “Greggs. Providing sh*t to scum for over 70 years.”

Mirror columnist Ian Hyland came to the firm’s defence, writing on Twitter: “Greggs cheese and onion pasties are the best. If that makes me scum, so be it.”

‘I condemn mockery’

Another Twitter user, Bearded Genius, added: “Greggs pasties were a staple of my diet growing up in north Manchester. I condemn mockery of their produce/clientèle in the strongest terms.”

In a tongue-in-cheek move, Greggs offered Google a bribe if it managed to remedy the problem.

The Newcastle upon Tyne firm tweeted: “Hey Google UK, fix it and they’re yours,”​ along with a picture of a tray of donuts.

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