#BBCtrending radio: Me and my fake Twitter account with 20K followers
Sam Gardiner is a schoolboy who lives in North London. Until recently, he operated a Twitter account with more than 20,000 followers - in which he posed as a football journalist.
He was recently found out and the account was suspended. "I did it because I enjoyed talking about football," he told BBC Trending's Mukul Devichand. "I enjoyed giving my opinions to millions of people and wanted to air my opinions in the biggest possible arena."
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31 Jan 2014