FakeOnion Twitter Bot

by Raj on May 3, 2008

I love The Onion, but I sometimes only need to read the headlines to get a good laugh. I can make up the rest of the story in my head. The irreverent headlines are typically my favorite.

I enjoy reading the Lyric Of The Day Twitter statuses because, well, I love music too.

I stopped in the middle of washing dishes this morning and decided to modify Whitney‘s Twitter bot code to create one for Fake Onion headlines.

Create and post some irreverent humor. Here’s how:

1. Sign-up for Twitter here.
2. Follow this user: FakeOnion
3. Make up something funny, perhaps Onion-headline like, and post them in your Twitter status using @fakeonion

Here’s an example Tweet