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Posts Tagged ‘Parody’

Michael Jordan’s Twitter Account Is Deep (And Fake)

If you want to “Be Like Mike”, you’d better start tweeting profound observations about your everyday surroundings. Or not.

The latest and greatest account on Twitter is @__MichaelJordan (with two underscores) – an obvious parody, but side-splittingly funny nonetheless.
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The 10 Best Global Politics Parody Twitter Accounts

If you’re looking for a little break from the news and opinions that proliferate your Twitter feed, you might be interested in the parody accounts made popular on the network.

There are parodies of singers, celebrities, comedians and other famous faces all over Twitter, but some of the best parodies might just be those of our great world leaders.
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Mitt Romney, Scott Brown Aide Creates Fake Tasteless Account Poking Fun At Opponent

An aide to both Presidential candidate Mitt Romney and Republican senator Scott Brown has admitted to creating the @CrazyKhazei Twitter account parodying Brown’s political opponent, including writing a distasteful tweet making fun of the “It Gets Better” project for gay youth.
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Your Twitter Parody Account Might Get You Sued

Oh boy. Apparently, some people still haven’t read Twitter’s rules on parody accounts, and it’s getting them into a whole world of legal trouble. The creator of the account @coventryfirst is being sued by life insurance firm Coventry First for sending fake and inappropriate tweets in the company’s name.
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Amanda Palmer Sings a Song of Tweets at the Shorty Awards

Monday night’s Shorty Awards was a Twitter star-studded event, and one of the highlights was Amanda Palmer, formerly of the Dresden Dolls, performing a song made up entirely of tweets. The lyrics are absolutely hilarious when set to Palmer’s catchy riffs. Video and commentary are below.
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Rebecca Black Joins Twitter… But Her Parody Account Has More Followers

It’s Monday, Monday, and yesterday was Sunday…and a few days before that was Friday, Friday, when 13-year-old viral video sensation Rebecca Black joined Twitter. However, Black’s official account isn’t the most popular Rebecca Black account out there – a parody account that has recently capitalized on the jaw-dropping success of “Friday, Friday” has more than double the number of followers.
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel Meets Fake Mayor Rahm Emanuel

He has been delighting Chicago Twitterati with his foul-mouthed parody of their now-Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and now he’ll be helping young Chicago students hone their own creative writing skills. He’s Dan Sinker, and he is the man behind the @MayorEmanuel parody Twitter account that has garnered international attention in these past few weeks. And now, after meeting the man he had been poking some light fun of for so long, he’s come away with a boat load of interviews, profiles and over $10,000 for charity.
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Parody @CEOSteveJobs Twitter Account Suspended

He had been tickling the funny bone of Apple fanboys and haters alike. But now, it appears as thought the Steve Jobs parody Twitter account @CEOSteveJobs has been suspended by Twitter.
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Foul-Mouthed, Satirical Rahm Emanuel Twitter Impostor Outed

He’s a real “Motherf**ker”. And now he’s been unmasked. Rahm Emanuel’s hilarious, foul-mouthed Twitter impostor has revealed his identity, delighting some and disappointing others who followed this popular parody account expecting for f-bomb-ridden poetry in their timelines every day.
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3 Steps to Gaining 20,000 Followers in one Weekend (Hint: Step One is “Be Jon Stewart”)

Struggling to gain even 10 new Twitter followers a week? We’ve just learned one of the best secrets to gaining a massive amount of quality Twitter followers in a single weekend. And all it takes are three simple steps… and a dash of humor, a pinch of satire, and a whole lot of celebrity clout.
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