The CIA joins Twitter… and send the best first tweet ever

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America’s Central Intelligence Agency, the CIA, has joined Twitter. Hang on, I thought they were supposed to be secretive?

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So far the agency has only sent one tweet from its verified account, but it has already received over 100,000 retweets and 145,000 followers. And to be fair, so far it has a 100% tweet success rate. Operation “win over the hearts and minds of Twitter” is already more successful than say, umm, the Bay of Pigs.

Surprisingly, @CIA isn’t following @HassanRouhani or @PutinRF_Eng… presumably it has other ways of finding out what they’re up to.

James O’Malley