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The Wall Street Journal Got Confused and Thought Joan Didion Was on Twitter

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Wall Street Journal social media editor Rubina Madan Fillion is having an oops day; shortly after she posted a piece about Joan Didion quitting Twitter, her article was pulled because that account is a notable and hilarious fake.

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The piece was put up at 1:05 pm; by 1:25 it was gone. The Storify is still up though.

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They replaced the article with this:

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Some commenters like internet hilarious person Bobby Finger jumped into the comments right away:

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Fake Didion got the ultimate last word:

WSJ... lol....

— Joan Didion (@JoanDidion) July 11, 2013

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