Now on Twitter: North Korea?!
Official outlet sets up its 140-character shop
By Polly Davis Doig, Newser Staff
Posted Aug 16, 2010 7:02 PM CDT
Unclear whether Dear Leader himself will be tweeting...   (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)

(Newser) – If you're among those wondering just what the hell Kim Jong-Il is thinking, well, you'll probably never know. But Dear Leader's iron fist on information has loosened just enough for Pyongyang to establish its first official Twitter presence, reports Mashable. The Uriminzokkiri ("Our Nation") official website set up shop last week, and you're more likely to get propaganda and history than 140-character nuclear secrets, but it's another baby step on the North's journey into social media.

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Aug 17, 2010 3:34 PM CDT
Me thinks that crackpot tyrant Kim Jong-Il is even more lonely than i thought if he had to set up a Twitter account. Maybe Ashton Kutcher will drop on by...
Alan McClean
Aug 17, 2010 7:22 AM CDT
"....another baby step on the North's journey into social media." What an absurd and meaningless statement.
Aug 16, 2010 8:35 PM CDT
This just in....Twitter has been sunk by what is believed to be a torpedo...North Korea denies any wrong doing. News at Eleven....