In Search of Web Parody

Fake Twitter Accounts

Posted on: April 28, 2009

12/4/09 Update – I had to delete a couple of these entries since they are no longer valid.  Here is a great Twitter List of fake accounts to follow.

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Love it or hate it, Twitter is here to stay (at least for the time being…).  Along with a new form of communication comes a new form of parody: Fake tweets.

If you google “best fake twitter”, you will see results listing various people’s opinions on the subject.  Since I am not much of a twitterer, I decided the best way to write this post would be to go through the first several pages of google results and highlight the “best fake Twitter accounts” that are listed most frequently.  How’s that for lazy?

Here are the fake Twitter accounts that showed up most frequently on the “Best Lists”  (and if your personal favorite is not listed, please add it in the comments below):

For all of you Star Wars fans:

Fake Twitter - Darth Vader

From the Fox show Arrested Development:

Fake Twitter - Dr Tobias Funke

Film director/producer Michael Bay:

twitter-bay

In case you are wondering, Abe Vigoda is still alive as of this post:

twitter-abe

Stephen Colbert is a favorite. There seems to be some disagreement over which Colbert is the best, so I included them both:

twitter-colbert1

Fake Twitter - Stephen Colbert

Stewie Griffin, the scary baby from the Family Guy cartoon:

twitter-stewie

Sacha Baron Cohen’s Borat:

twitter-borat

Another Fake Twitter fan favorite was Chuck Norris.  I had  a little trouble finding the right one but I think this is it:

twitter-chuck

One of the all-time popular fake twitter accounts was cwalken – Christopher Walken.  Twitter shut down the account in March.

Here is the list of sites I visited to compile my “Best of the Best Fake Twitter Accounts”:

 

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4 Responses to "Fake Twitter Accounts"

@jame_gumb

Tremendously funny if you’re a Silence of the Lambs fan. Think of it as a cross between Hannabal Lecter and Perez Hilton

http://twitter.com/fakemagnumpi

FakeMagnumPI is the best!!

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