Here we go again: Twitter rumor mill claims Hosni Mubarak is dead; Update: Hoax
— Karim Walker (@shift_in2_turbo) June 12, 2012
Is this the source of the rumor?
The first tweet from this account appeared less than an hour ago. Forgive us if we’re just a bit skeptical.
The boss is skeptical too:
Regarding latest Twitter rumors about Mubarak death, this AP report says he's "stabilized"==>http://t.co/hwz7qEw1
— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) June 12, 2012
Update: Domenech is backpedaling:
— Ben Domenech (@bdomenech) June 12, 2012
Twitchy conclusion: Hoax!
On the plus side, this gives Twitter a good opportunity to show off its sense of humor:
— Shashank Joshi (@shashj) June 12, 2012
— Jacob Perry (@jacobperry) June 12, 2012
— sdog (@s_dog) June 12, 2012