Skip to content

CIA posts first ever tweet

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)
6/9/2014 (3 years ago)
Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

Agency joins social media with popular post

America's Central Intelligence Agency opened up a Twitter and Facebook account, and their first tweet took the popular social media site by storm.

The CIA joined Facebook and Twitter, making a tweet poking fun of itself.

The CIA joined Facebook and Twitter, making a tweet poking fun of itself.

Highlights

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)
Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)
6/9/2014 (3 years ago)

Published in U.S.

Keywords: US. News, Social Media


LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - "We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet," it said, and has been viewed over 280,000 times since being posted on June 6.

Join the fight against world hunger.

They sent out a following tweet later that day, thanking Twitter for the warm reception.

The CIA joined Facebook and Twitter, making a tweet poking fun of itself.

The CIA joined Facebook and Twitter, making a tweet poking fun of itself.


The agency's first post on Facebook was a like, linking to a CIA blogpost about the 70 year anniversary of the Normandy landings.

The CIA joined Facebook and Twitter, making a tweet poking fun of itself.

The CIA joined Facebook and Twitter, making a tweet poking fun of itself.


These social media platforms will be used to post news, career information, and statements from the agency.

"By expanding to these platforms, CIA will be able to more directly engage with the public and provide information on CIA's mission, history, and other developments," said CIA Director John Brennan in a statement. "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."

---


'Help give every student and teacher Free resources for a world-class moral Catholic education'


Copyright 2017 - Distributed by THE CALIFORNIA NETWORK

Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for OCTOBER 2017
Workers and the Unemployed.
That all workers may receive respect and protection of their rights, and that the unemployed may receive the opportunity to contribute to the common good.


Comments


More U.S.

Pope Francis prays for California and victims of the fires Watch

Image of We pray for the victims of these terrible fires. Hundreds remain missing.

With more than 30 deaths caused by the various wildfires devouring swaths of California, Pope Francis on Friday sent a message voicing his ... continue reading


No more kneeling? NFL Commissioner says 'players should stand' Watch

Image of Players have also been divided on the protests, with some joining, and other standing.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has asked league owners to have their players stand for the national anthem. The lamented in a letter to all ... continue reading


America's fatal obsession with guns Watch

Image of An Illinois man traveled across the country with homemade crosses for the victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting.

"It's the worst mass shooting in modern American history." The above opening sentence is the exact lead sentence I used in a column last ... continue reading


JUST AS EVIL: Internet pornography is the 'neon coliseum' of the modern age Watch

Image of Pornography is just as destructive as watching people die for entertainment.

It's well-known that in ancient Rome hundreds of thousands of people would pile into the stacked layers of stone seating in the Colosseum ... continue reading


Genocide survivor asks USA to protect Christian, Yazidi minorities Watch

Image of A Yazidi refugee woman with her child. ISIS slaughtered thousands of Yazidi and Christian minorities during their rampage though Syria and Iraq.

A Yazidi survivor of the ISIS genocide urged members of Congress on Tuesday to help recover young girls and boys who were enslaved and sold ... continue reading


Never Miss any Updates!

Stay up to date with the latest news, information, and special offers.

Information
Learn about Catholic world

Catholic Online
Inform - Inspire - Ignite

Catholic Online Saints
Your saints explained

Catholic Online Prayers
Prayers for every need

Catholic Online Bible
Complete bible online

Catholic Online News
Your news Catholic eye

Daily Reading
Today's bible reading

Lent / Easter
Death & resurrection of Jesus

Advent / Christmas
Birth of Jesus

Rest of Catholic Online
All Catholic world we offer

Services
Products and services we offer

Catholic Online Shopping
Catholic medals, gifts & books

The California Network
Inspiring streaming service

Advertise on Catholic Online
Your ads on catholic.org

Catholic Online Email
Email with Catholic feel

Catholic Online Singles
Safe, secure Catholic dating

The California Studios
World-class post production service

Education
Learn the Catholic way

Catholic Online School
Free Catholic education for all

Student Classes
K-12 & Adult Education Classes

Catholic Online MasterClass
Learn from experts

School Teachers
Teacher lesson plans & resources

Catholic Media Missionaries
The New Evangelization

Support Free Education
Tax deductible support Free education

Socials
Connect with us online

Catholic Online on Facebook
Catholic social network

Catholic Online on Twitter
Catholic Tweets

Catholic Online on YouTube
Enjoy our videos

Catholic Online on Instagram
Shared Catholic moments

Catholic Online on Pinterest
Catholic ideas style inspiration

Catholic Online Logo

Copyright 2017 Catholic Online. All materials contained on this site, whether written, audible or visual are the exclusive property of Catholic Online and are protected under U.S. and International copyright laws, © Copyright 2017 Catholic Online. Any unauthorized use, without prior written consent of Catholic Online is strictly forbidden and prohibited.