If You Tweet It, The Universe Will Come

Christine Erickson
If You Tweet It, The Universe Will Come

The Internet is a vast place, just like the universe -- had I written that statement on , I'd likely get a response from "the universe" itself.

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Parody account responds to Twitter users who include the word "universe" in a tweet. The messages are often witty or sarcastic, and always in all caps.

The account is run by , who shared the prank on where it was quickly up-voted to the front page.

Twitter may be cracking down on the , but parody accounts have found creative ways of getting around it. Amathev is restricted to a daily limit of @ replies to avoid triggering Twitter's . The more followers a parody account acquires, the less likely it will be suspended. And with 7 billion of us here on Earth and who knows how many little green men out there, @THEUNIVERSE has the potential to rack up an out-of-this-world follower number.

Image courtesy of Terry Hancock

This story originally published on Mashable .