FYI: there is a fake account purporting to be Piers Morgan which is tweeting false information about Nelson Mandela. Real one: @piersmorgan—
(@Storyful) June 08, 2013
Nelson Mandela remains hospitalized in “serious but stable” condition, but a phony Twitter account has fooled many into believing Piers Morgan announced Mandela’s death. The fake announcement was re-tweeted over a thousand times:
Note the handle: @Piersrnorgan.
Astute Twitter users took notice:
Is it possible so many others were fooled because what the fake Morgan tweeted was as inaccurate as things the real Morgan tweets? Just asking.
The real Piers Morgan asks for assistance:
Don’t say we’ve never helped you out, Piers.