Politics

Edward Snowden just joined Twitter. Will it help him climb out from Putin’s shadow?

 

vox.com – Max Fisher

Edward Snowden, the former NSA employee who in 2013 became globally known after revealing secret US surveillance programs, has just officially joined Twitter. Here are his first two tweets, the second a shout-out to astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson:

Can you hear me now?

— Edward Snowden (@Snowden) September 29, 2015

.@neiltyson Thanks for the welcome. And now we’ve got water on Mars! Do you think they check passports at the border? Asking for a friend.

— Edward Snowden (@Snowden) September 29, 2015

Snowden’s account is verified, and Twitter has confirmed the account is real. His headshot is a photo by the celebrated photographer Platon, from a 2014 photo shoot for Wired.

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