I love Austinites; we’re a bunch of social media nerds in this city.
@ShellisPrepared was created “in light of recent events” and for “actively monitoring and responding to slanderous statements made toward Royal Dutch Shell.”
Below the Twitter bio is a dead link for www.articready.com
Upon first reading the oil giant’s social media page, it appears that whomever is writing their tweets has never seen or heard of social media before.
Above and below that gem lie other beautiful tweets such as:
And possibly hundreds of personal tweets sent to individuals like this:
I have to admit, at first I believed it. I honestly thought there were several 75 year-old men in leisure suits sending tweets from an Apple Lisa in a windowless room in Houston, Texas.
Then I realized there is no possible way this account is real.
Can someone really be that bad at the Internetz?!
What do you think? Real or fake?
[Update: Looks like it’s fake, folks. Thoughts on this culture jamming campaign? Good? Bad? Don’t give a shit and just want to play the ice cap melting game “Angry Bergs“?]