Revealed! Man behind @BPGlobalPR Twitter account gives first interview

In May, a Twitter account claiming to be from BP’s PR team surfaced, capturing loads of attention and picking up nearly 200,000 followers. It turned out the account, @BPGlobalPR , was satire. So who stole the Twitter attention from a multi-national energy company? Josh Simpson, a 26-year-old comedian in Los Angeles. In a recent interview, Simpson explained why he started the account, how it amassed so many followers, and what he has planned next — WorldGlobalPR , a website and Twitter account…

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