12 Ordinary People Who Beat Major Brands to Their Own Twitter Handles

And they're not breaking any rules

You know when you try to find a brand on Twitter, and you just assume the handle will be the brand name? Well, not so fast.

A surprising number of brand-name handles aren't run by the brands at all. They're run by real people who got there first. We've highlighted a few of them below. Since they're not otherwise posing as the brand, they are not subject to Twitter's trademark policy.

Though the brands surely aren't too happy about it.


1) @Chipotle

Name: Chip Clark

Bio: They have the Internet on computers, now? —Homer Simpson

Joined: March 2007

Brand account: @ChipotleTweets

Joined: May 2010

Meet Chip Clark, who judging by his bio, is more into the Simpsons than burrito bowls.



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