What does "the fake this or that" mean?

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What does "the fake this or that" mean?

Postby catapult » Wed Jun 27, 2012 3:48 pm

What does "the fake this or that" mean?

I keep seeing names like the fake espn, the fake boys, the fake cnn or the fake dan savage, etc.

What does it mean?

Just that these aren't the official sites or twitter accounts?
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Re: What does "the fake this or that" mean?

Postby furface » Wed Jun 27, 2012 10:13 pm

I don't tweet, but as near as I know/been told some folks'll open a account like fakeESPN and leave allegedly humorous tweets. Others'll throw up these fake accounts to harass or embarrass a celeb or organization.

Basically childlish web anonymity in 144 characters or less.
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