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Twitter Parody Account Mocks GE's Creative Accounting

Posted 05.30.2011 | Comedy

After a New York Times story reported that due to some creative accounting, General Electric paid $0 in American taxes in 2010, GE's most prominent de...

BP Antagonist '@BPGlobalPR' Reveals Identity (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Shira Lazar

British Petroleum protest group @bpglobalpr became an instant Internet sensation when they took on BP this past May during the Gulf oil spill. I spoke to the man behind it all.

The Man Behind The Amazing Twitter Account @BPGlobalPR Revealed!

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The anonymous man behind the infamous @BPGlobalPR has been revealed to be Josh Simpson, a 26-year-old LA-based comedian. @BPGlobalPR took the twitterv...

Looking Forward

Leroy Stick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Leroy Stick

Let's say that BP does get the leak under control. A lot of people have speculated that I will shut down BPGlobalPR when that happens. I'm here to tell you that those people are incorrect.

@BPGlobalPR "Twitter-Gate" Shows That Even Digital Tools Have Rules

Phil Bronstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Phil Bronstein

Even the niftiest digital tools still have rules if you're a professional reporter. And one of those rules is: tweets and retweets are often raw footage and need fact-checking.

Why I Co-opted BP's Twitter Presence

Leroy Stick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Leroy Stick

I started @BPGlobalPR because the oil spill had been going on for almost a month and all BP had to offer were BS PR statements. No solutions, no urgency, no sincerity, no nothing. That's why I decided to relate to the public for them.

BP Fake Twitter Account: The Most Ridiculous Tweets Yet (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

A fake BP Twitter account tweeting its "public relations" response to the oil spill now has five times more followers than the official BP Twitter fee...