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

(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.

Unclear whether Dear Leader himself will be tweeting...
Unclear whether Dear Leader himself will be tweeting...   (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)
OK, so you're more likely to get propaganda than threats, but one does never know with Pyongyang.
OK, so you're more likely to get propaganda than threats, but one does never know with Pyongyang.   (Fake Twitter screenshot)
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