Apparently these 'fabricated personae' are all over Facebook and other places on the net for 'collection'.
The article has underlying biased towards the military and non-progressives though, which makes me wonder if this article itself is partially fabricated/mostly just slander.
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/02/18/r ... al-people/
According to the above:
These days, with Facebook and Twitter and social media galore, it can be increasingly hard to tell who your "friends" are.
But after this, Internet users would be well advised to ask another question entirely: Are my "friends" even real people?
Reading even further through the article...
they also crafted detailed proposals for software that manages online "personas," allowing a single human to assume the identities of as many fake people as they'd like.