How Twitter Goofed Up And Gave A Fake Wendi Deng Account 'Verified' Status

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Yesterday, people were giving Twitter a hard time for verifying a Twitter account for Wendi Deng Murdoch that proved to be fake.Kara Swisher of AllThingsD decided to get to the bottom of how Twitter mistakenly verified the parody account.

Her discovery? Twitter gave @Wendi_Deng the verified check instead of @wendideng, which is Wendi’s actual account.

A little goof up.

In related news, @RupertMurdoch continues to tweet happily.

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