The CIA Twitter Account: See First Tweet

“We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet.”

   

The Central Intelligence Agency finally made its way to Twitter (TWTR) with the official CIA Twitter account.

Twitter185 The CIA Twitter Account: See First TweetWe can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet,” read the first tweet on the agency’s page.

The CIA Twitter account is now the CIA’s third social media account as the agency tries to become more accessible and transparent about its mission and objectives to the public. The agency also has a YouTube and a Flickr account.

“We have important insights to share, and we want to make sure that unclassified information about the Agency is more accessible to the American public that we serve, consistent with our national security mission,” CIA Director John Brennan said in a public release.

The agency added that it plans to post “news, statements, and career information” on the CIA Twitter account.

TWTR stock is down about 1.5% Friday afternoon.

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