Yes, that Tweet was wicked fake

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Yes, that Tweet was wicked fake

Sure, faking a screamin’ Tweet or posting a phony status update may not be as bad as well (*ahem*), faking other things. And as you may have guessed, there are legions of people who are more than ready to do so to boost their collective online images.

According to a recent survey conducted by Telstra, one in 10 respondents routinely fake their locations, while a third of Gen-Ys admitted to downloading funky iPhone apps just to be seen by others.

Meanwhile, a similar number said they frequently attempted to appear witty by shamelessly passing off stolen re-tweets and Facebook status updates as their own.

“I’ve even stolen icons and images that friends have made and used them on my own Facebook,” a 24-year old Australian woman told News.Com.Au.

What about you?

Do you ever post recycled Tweet and Facebook status updates? 

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