Googlegangers

Many people have experienced the odd sensation of finding someone else with your name doing stuff on the Web, or in the world and glimpsed via the Web.  Nominal doppelgangers, they can be playful (look what “I“‘m doing!), spooky, or irrelevant.  

Here’s a neat term for the phenomenon, from comments on John Crowley’s blogGoogleganger.

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    My googleganger is an obgyn at NYU & Some girl in Hong Kong that takes pictures of her stuffed animals….
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    Me too. Also, I just googled my full real name and I am very disappointed that the first non-directory result is no...
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    I’m the only person with my name. :/
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    Cool word, I love it. But… “#the rebel flesh #doctor who is leaking” …no…. just no…. Pretty sure Steven Moffat can’t be...
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    there’s another person out there in the world the same name as me, first and last, and she’s a lesbian commedian. and...
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    you know the idea of doppelgangers wasn’t invented for that doctor who episode it’s a real term
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