America's CIA comes in from the social media cold

The CIA's Langley headquarters seen from the air. Credit: Reuters

The CIA has come in from the cold - the social media cold.

Langley is now tweeting.

The CIA's cousins at the NSA may be secretly listening to us and collecting our meta-data, but America's premier spy agency has decided to interact with us and not just spy overseas.

Suitably, the Agency's first tweet says simply:

We can safely assume among the CIA's Twitter followers will be every clandestine agency around the world.