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8 Tweets That Deserved A Second Look

Just because a little bird told you doesn't make it true. There's plenty of information out there, but Dare2GoDeep before accepting it face value.

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This realistic-enough looking tweet went viral the morning before the Proposition 8 ruling in California (even getting RT'd by a media outlet). Fortunately, Jack Kimble isn't a Congressman of the 54th district of California because parody twitter handles can't run for public office.
Via Twitter: @RepJackKimble

This realistic-enough looking tweet went viral the morning before the Proposition 8 ruling in California (even getting RT'd by a media outlet). Fortunately, Jack Kimble isn't a Congressman of the 54th district of California because parody twitter handles can't run for public office.

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This is another parody account that sneakily spells Palin with a capital ā€œiā€ instead of a lowercase "L."
Via Twitter: @SarahPaIinUSA

This is another parody account that sneakily spells Palin with a capital “i” instead of a lowercase "L."

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Though it would eventually lead to a fake article, this serious-sounding tweet prompted some not-fake investigating.
Via buzzfeed.com

Though it would eventually lead to a fake article, this serious-sounding tweet prompted some not-fake investigating.

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This was a hacking led by the Syrian Electronic Army, which included other troubling tweets like "Hazardous fog warning for North Syria: Erdogan orders terrorists to launch chemical weapons at civilian areas."
Via huffingtonpost.co.uk

This was a hacking led by the Syrian Electronic Army, which included other troubling tweets like "Hazardous fog warning for North Syria: Erdogan orders terrorists to launch chemical weapons at civilian areas."

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This was another hacking by the Syrian Electronic Army. The startling news caused the DOW to drop dramatically before completely recovering.
Via buzzfeed.com

This was another hacking by the Syrian Electronic Army. The startling news caused the DOW to drop dramatically before completely recovering.

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This well-connected twitter troll spread plenty of false information during Hurricane Sandy. He eventually released an apology, but that was only after feeding the panic during an already chaotic storm.
Via Twitter: @ComfortablySmug

This well-connected twitter troll spread plenty of false information during Hurricane Sandy. He eventually released an apology, but that was only after feeding the panic during an already chaotic storm.

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This now-defunct twitter handle was created after the Louisville basketball player Kevin Ware was injured during a game against Duke. It gained over 4,000 followers, and this particular tweet was retweeted more than 10,000 times.
Via buzzfeed.com

This now-defunct twitter handle was created after the Louisville basketball player Kevin Ware was injured during a game against Duke. It gained over 4,000 followers, and this particular tweet was retweeted more than 10,000 times.

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Totally fake. With the website letmetweetthatforyou.com, it's shockingly easy to make it look like anyone has tweeted anything.
Via buzzfeed.com

Totally fake. With the website letmetweetthatforyou.com, it's shockingly easy to make it look like anyone has tweeted anything.