Guardian duped by fake NBC Tweet claiming white phosphorous attack

A few hours ago, we noticed this update on the Guardian Live Blog on the Gaza War, edited by Matthew Weaver.
(Note the last sentence at the bottom of this snapshot of the update, which we marked with a red arrow)
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Here’s the tweet they likely removed:
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Here’s the Twitter account they evidently believed was the real NBC account:
twitterYou of course don’t have to be a whiz at social media to realize that a real NBC News Twitter account would have more than 79 followers and 25 Tweets!

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