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Do You Follow Any TV Characters on Twitter?

Celebrities who use Twitter — and who don't — have been a hot topic for a while. But what about characters who tweet?

I first noticed the phenomenon of TV characters twittering (er, actual people twittering as TV characters) when it caused a little ruckus during the last season of Mad Men. AMC initially protested the idea of fans twittering as Don Draper or Roger Sterling but eventually let the twittering continue — and even interviewed the fan who tweets as Peggy Olson after she won a Shorty Award.

In addition to the Mad Men crew, I follow Coach Eric Taylor from Friday Night Lights and Rachel Berry from Glee. I'm not sure who runs those Twitter feeds (my guess is that Rachel's is done by Fox, while Coach's is a fan), but regardless, it's fun to see people try to channel what the characters would say on Twitter — kind of like fan fiction 2.0. What about you?

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KAT0002 KAT0002 7 years
Nope, don't follow any Tv characters LIVE, LAUGH, LOVE
Miss-Shapes Miss-Shapes 8 years
I follow Coach T, Matt and Julie from FNL – the only fictional characters I follow. But to make this less weird, I also follow the REAL Nathan Fillion, Alyson Hannigan, Sarah Silverman, Jason Segel, Ethan Sulpee and Leighton Meester.
Jinx Jinx 8 years
Really? You can follow fictional characters? Thats a little strange to me.
sharshar sharshar 8 years
I follow Barney Stinson's @brocode. Awesome as always
kgr3p18 kgr3p18 8 years
i follow kelly from the office
elysiamann elysiamann 8 years
the gossip girl characters were hilarious, but they stopped! borat, bruno, kelly, and ryan are all in my list of followees.
Allytta Allytta 8 years
i did, but it's too boring and they usually just do promotion, which i find annoying.
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 8 years
No, following the character's doesn't bring me much interest. I do follow some celebs/comedians, like Jim Gaffigan, Kevin Nealon and Stephen Colbert.
emma-noel emma-noel 8 years
no bcuz the ppl running them r usually fat ugly turds
lickety-split lickety-split 8 years
coach taylor from FNL. i wish he would stop twittering about his wife :raspberry:
kafarine-tin-tin kafarine-tin-tin 8 years
Definitely Ryan and Kelly. They're hilarious.
craving_vintage craving_vintage 8 years
Yes, I follow the characters of True Blood because I am that obsessed with the show. LOL
spoochie spoochie 8 years
It's hard to follow just one, once you followed one then you would want to do on some favorites and it never ends. We've got only 24/7.
bethinabox bethinabox 8 years
Yeah, I follow the characters from Bones. There are a lot of them, but it's pretty hilarious.
thoroughlymodern thoroughlymodern 8 years
Same with me, catstarr! Kelly and Ryan. I love it when they get into twitter fights!
catstarr catstarr 8 years
Kelly and Ryan from the Office. (@iamkellyfierce and @veRY_ANgelic) it's so great.
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