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Official Vs. Fake Twitter Accounts Of The Famous [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you follow @michaeljordan before Twitter suspended the account in March 2010?

What about @KimJongNumberUn? Or @Bristol_Palin, before the account holder was forced to rename herself to Palin Fan Number 1? @WillyFerrel? @NotTinaFey?

The Shorty Awards, the Oscars of social media, has released an infographic using data from Unmetric to compare celebrities’ authentic Twitter account with their (sometimes hundreds of) fake accounts.

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In The Wake Of The Te’o Scandal, Redskins Players Duped By @RedRidnH00d

Looks like Manti Te’o isn’t the only football player who’s been femme-fooled online.

According to the NFL, at least four players on the Redskins were duped during the 2012 season by a hacker posing as a woman sending them messages online and hoping to meet them in person.

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Bristol Palin Isn’t Going Rogue, but @Bristol_Palin is Causing some Embarrassment

There’s been a lot of media attention on Bristol Palin lately, but not for anything she’s actually said or done – instead, the attention is on a fake Twitter account posing as Bristol. The account made some embarrassing remarks about Bristol’s mother Sarah Palin, whose PR camps has had to issue a statement denying its veracity.
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