My Twitter Impostor Got More Followers Than The Real Me

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JoBeth McDaniel was up for a "fairly large media job" when she noticed something alarming. When potential employers searched for her online, they found a Twitter account that was not her own, but a fake one run by an impersonator who used her name to tweet about smoking pot and eating pizza.

Not only were the embarrassing dispatches going out using McDaniel's likeness, but the impostor had also amassed more followers than McDaniel had on her legitimate account, meaning this faux digital identity was eclipsing who she really was. McDaniel joined HuffPost Live's Nancy Redd on Tuesday to describe the unfortunate and perplexing experience of losing her grip on her online presence.

Watch McDaniel share her story in the clip above, and click here to see the full HuffPost Live conversation about stolen Twitter identities.

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