Is there a flaw with Twitter two step verification?

Earlier this week Twitter announced its much awaited two-step verification process (see Mashable for more). I am worried I might have spotted a fatal flaw in the process that makes hacking a twitter account EASIER if you enable two step verification. Twitter have been obviously inspired by Google’s two step verification process, making use of …

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Drawing pictures with text (the joys and annoyances of Unicode and Ascii text).

For reasons that are not entirely clear to me, I have a bit of a soft spot for symbols and pictures in text based updates. More often than not this is done using Unicode – no doubt you’ve seen people (let’s face it, they are usually beliebers!) who include hearts, squiggles, smiley faces and weird …

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@BurgerKing got hacked – but kept their verified tick…

Earlier today the @BurgerKing twitter account got hacked – possibly by online hacking pranksters “anonymous” – and started to tweet rather “off message” stuff (starting by saying the chain had been sold to McDonalds). Shouldn’t those changes have meant they lost their verified tick? Does that hint at something stranger going on?