CIA tweets ‘we don’t know where Tupac is,’ requests selfie with Ellen DeGeneres
On June 6, the CIA joined Twitter with the following tweet: “We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet.”
One month later, the agency’s Twitter account is still surprisingly active. To celebrate their anniversary, the CIA spent Monday answering questions, including one which asked about rapper Tupac Shakur, who was shot and killed 18 years ago.
“No, we don’t know where Tupac is,” the CIA tweeted in response.
The CIA also demonstrated a remarkable knowledge of pop culture, including Ellen DeGeneres’ epic Oscar selfie.
“Sorry for not following you back @TheEllenShow,” the tweet read. “But if you visit us maybe we can take a selfie?”
Also, in a response that may have been a jab at the NSA. The CIA tweeted, “No, we don’t know your password, so we can’t send it to you.”
What do you think of the CIA’s decision to join Twitter and interact with followers? Share your thoughts in the comments section.