Something odd just happened, so I thought I’d better screencap it for posterity.
I’ve had a Twitter account since some time in 2011. It looks a bit like this:
By blind accident, I happened to notice something resembling a clone, named @tszrong, which looks like this:
Maybe it was petty of me, but I thought it appropriate to report this account for impersonation. This resulted in the following email from Twitter Support (I’ve omitted the part at the bottom with the actual links and whatnot, but you get the idea):
Incredibly, the name on my goverment-issued photo ID does actually match the name on my Twitter account, but I will not be uploading a copy of this for Twitter to verify. Partly this is because I don’t want digital copies of my government-issued photo ID unnecessarily floating around the aether, and partly it’s because… SRSLY? Just look at the profile pages. Please.