Fake Fann Wong on Twitter

What does Steve Jobs, Bill gates, Obama and Fann Wong have in common, besides the fact they are all celebrities in their own ways? Well, they have all had fake profiles created in their name.

Fake Steve Jobs lasted a really long time before people found him out.

The impersonating of these public people now take on new media proportions. Just a quick search shows up many fake sites including the ones on Fann Wong: http://twitter.com/fannwong; http://twitter.com/aggeltzimgr/statuses/8893187753; http://www.mahalo.com/fann-wong

Disgruntled fans are complaining and there are forums discussing the issue.

Well, I guess that’s part of the price of fame – you are bound to inspire imitators. The only thing is for your fans and loved ones to know you well enough to spot the real from the fake.


About blogscapes
An intrepid explorer into the the brave new dimensions of the blogosphere and new media landscape.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: