Fun With Fake Twitter Feeds

I stumbled upon this today and then found it on

Verified accounts are no fun. The real Twitter winners are the satirical send-ups, lambasting everyone from Israel to director-who-likes-explosions Michael Bay.


Sample tweet: “I don’t know, this common sense idea looks awfully expensive … I think we’ll just say we’re doing it.”

BP’s fake PR twitter account has more than five times the followers of its official account, and it’s with good reason: the fake feed’s slippery-tongued denial and massaging of the spreading oil spill is far more fun than the real (depressing) thing.

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