@BP, but not THAT BP: one Twitter user’s nightmare

The World

Across the country, a groundswell of public outrage continues to grow against oil giant BP as oil continues to leak into the Gulf of Mexico. That’s despite the news that a cap is helping to collect between 10,000 and 20,000 gallons of oil a day. Some Twitter users, irritated at the situation, have vented their outrage to the Twitter user @BP.

Unfortunately, @BP is not that BP. It’s the Twitter handle of Bryan Pendleton, a PhD student at Carnegie Mellon who says a typical tweet is “‘clean it up, followed by an expletive.”

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