Fake Twitter accounts we love

The world was treated to another fake Twitter account this week—that of the escaped cobra from the Bronx Zoo—which inspired us to share some of our favorites.

As the Twitterverse took note of the pun-laden ramblings of an escaped cobra this week, we were inspired to share some of our favorite FTAs:

@FakeAPStylebook Slightly more entertaining and certainly as informative as the real thing: @APStylebook. The account even landed its authors a book deal.

@BPGlobalPR The FTA took a social consciousness bent after last year’s BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Josh Simpson was outed as the feed’s clever creator. The tweets have fallen off as we’re more removed from the disaster, but it was good to see such clever satire of an otherwise tragic incident.

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