In case you live under a rock, the Central Intelligence Agency now has a Twitter account, so yes, they really are watching you.
While many people found the account funny, especially after it’s first tweet, others are none too happy with an agency known for secrecy having a place on social media.
Either way, it’s not surprising that everyone on, you guessed it, Twitter, had something to say about the new account.
The CIA’s first tweet was pretty on point.
We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet.
— CIA (@CIA) June 6, 2014
It wasn’t long before everyone got suspicious.
.@CIA You have a way of following me on Twitter without it showing up on your follower's list … right? Come on …. fess up.
— Neal Boortz (@Talkmaster) June 9, 2014
I'll follow the CIA on Twitter, IDGAF! *unfollows CIA* *deletes this tweet* *wipes fingerprints off screen* *relocates* *changes identity*
— Funny Beach Girl 🙂 (@funnybeachgirl) June 8, 2014
**busy adding everyone who retweets the @CIA’s first tweet to a Twitter list for handy reference**
— Invisible Obama (@InvisibleObama) June 9, 2014
Then, most people caught on.
For accuracy, we should change @cia twitter profile to say: "Followers: 524.7k, Following: Everybody".
— Jeremiah Owyang (@jowyang) June 8, 2014
The @CIA joined Twitter today, and already have 200,000 followers. Not that impressive given that THEY are following EVERYONE.
— Bette Midler (@BetteMidler) June 7, 2014
Introductions were made.
Welcome to twitter @CIA! Although we've never "officially" met, I hear we run in the same circles.
— U.S. Dept of Defense (@DeptofDefense) June 7, 2014
And some were very upset not to get a follow back.
Come on, @CIA , just follow me back. That's the way twitter works. I'm a movie star for crying out loud! I do nefarious stuff!
— Steve Lemme (@SteveLemme) June 7, 2014
More importantly, we can’t wait to see what Homeland has in store.
I can't wait for next season of Homeland, when Carrie has a passionate affair with the ironic hipster who runs the @CIA twitter account.
— Aaron Fullerton (@AaronFullerton) June 7, 2014
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