U.S. Politicians Use North Korea's Twitter Account to Spur Diplomacy

By: Michael Hines - Published: Aug 21, 2010 • References: twitter & fastcompany
One of the most reclusive countries in the world has finally gotten a Twitter account. The North Korea Twitter page is now open for all fans or foes @uriminzok. Naturally, American politicians are using Twitter as an olive branch (or attack dog) to try and communicate with the shuttered Asian state.

The North Korea Twitter page has received numerous tweets from high-level U.S. politicians like U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs Philip Crowley. This type of diplomatic tweeting is a first. Only time will tell if social media can bring countries as well as people togethr. Stats for Political Twitter Wars Trending: Older & Chilly
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