The Dark Side Of Online Fame

Less than two weeks after posting the video that would make him famous, and less than one week after appearing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Josh Holz experienced the latest milestone in the viral-fame cycle: The 15-year-old was hacked on Twitter. His account, joshholzz — the original site of the Damn Daniel meme — began tweeting out racist memes on Feb. 27. At some point after that, screenshots show, someone changed the account’s...

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