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PhD Student’s Twitter Moniker, @BP, Causes Confusion

In the Media

Bryan Pendleton, a PhD student in HCII, is known on Twitter as @BP. But since the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, some Twitter users have mistaken that Twitter handle for that of another BP, the oil giant. Some of the tweets Bryan has received since then have been … well, listen to how Bryan told the story to John Hockenberry on his radio show, The Takeaway.