Fake currency by jdurham.
Fake Twitter accounts are nothing new.
An entrepreneurial soul creates one, tweets content in contradiction to whatever is being parodied, and gains followers. Look at @NotZuckerberg and @BettyFckinWhite for instance, parodies of the Facebook founder and actress, respectively. Or @Jesus_M_Christ for a different perspective.
You know they’re not real — and by their names alone you might be tempted to mouseover to view their latest tweets and maybe click to follow too.
Then there are the Fake accounts. It’s always nice when the imposter adds the adjective, Fake, before the name. Examples include @FakeAPStyleBook for not-so-proper writing tips, @FakePewResearch for not-so-accurate statistics, and @FakeAriHerzog for not-quite me.
Yep, a mysterious person created a fake version of me last fall. It apparently tweeted for a day or so and gave up.
I discovered it the other day. I tweeted its link to a few people and they responded with jealousy.
— Kim Sherrell (@kim) February 6, 2012
Look Mom, I’m famous!