1. You might be familiar with @UKIPWeather, a parody Twitter that went viral after a UKIP councillor was suspended for blaming bad weather on gay marriage.
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The account has gathered more than 108,000 followers in just a few days.
2. With jokes like this.
4. But when the news moves on do the parody accounts stop tweeting? Not always. Remember Godfrey Bloom’s “Bongo Bongo Land” comments last summer?
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And @BongoGov was created. It was popular for a short while.