Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009

"Dalai Lama"

"I'm sure HH will be just as inquisitive about technology as he has been over the past 14 reincarnations."
Feb. 7th

"Indeed HH is quite hands on. Albeit limited to only a few minutes at a time, he does truely delight in new mediums.
Feb. 8th

— 234 followers (down from a peak of 20,000)

It took just two days for "HH" (His Holiness) to garner more than 20,000 followers on the Twitter feed @OHHDL — as in "The Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama" — before it was exposed as a hoax and temporarily suspended. No word yet on whether the account of "God" — which currently has almost 6,000 followers — has been verified. For the record, "Satan" is on Twitter too.