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6/9/2014 (2 years ago)

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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.

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By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

6/9/2014 (2 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.

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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."

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