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One Man Wins Facebook Customer Service Trolling
By: Jessica Cherok
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This week, a fake Facebook account claiming to be Target Customer Service trolled angry Target customers so hard, our sides split from laughing.

Now, most of the time, Internet trolling ranges from incredibly lame to downright awful. But every once in a while, someone trolls in the most entertaining kind of way. This was one of those times.

In response to Target's removal of gender-based signage in its stores, Mike Melgaard created a fake customer service account to respond to Target shoppers who were (somewhat inexplicably) outraged at the change. Admittedly, most people didn't seem to understand that the change only applied to areas for toys and electronics, and not clothing, but that confusion only made Melgaard's posts more hilarious.

Unfortunately, the fake account was shut down. Fortunately, Melgaard was smart enough to take screenshots of his shenaningans and post them on his Facebook page. While it's understandable that Target couldn't let him go on pretending to be their customer service, it's still sad to see it go.

But before you get to feeling too sad about it, there's another fake customer service page on Facebook that can bring you similar moments of joy. Hope That Helps replies to all kinds of complaints posted on companies' Facebook pages. 

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Jessica Cherok is an advocate for online privacy, campaigning for ethical data practices and the protection of personal privacy.
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