Pope's Twitter account increases Pontiflex web activity

Pope Benedict XVI launched his Twitter under the handle @pontifex, but people are confusing him with the mobile ad site Pontiflex.

The Brooklyn based ad company has been receiving

The Brooklyn based ad company has been receiving up to 75 new followers every hou (Credit: News 12 Brooklyn)

BROOKLYN - Pope Benedict XVI launched his Twitter under the handle @pontifex, but people are confusing him with the mobile ad site Pontiflex.

The Brooklyn based ad company has been receiving up to 75 new followers every hour from people who have mistakenly been adding the additional "L".

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