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Edward Snowden received 47 GB of notifications after joined Twitter yesterday

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  1. HoNeYBiRD

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    Edward Snowden joined Twitter yesterday and he's already at 1.23 Million followers, bretty gud. :)

    He forgot to turn off the notifications, so he received 47 GB of them lol
    https://twitter.com/Snowden/status/649653419620352000

    It appears we're in the wrong business, maybe we should work on becoming a celebrity, it seems to be a lot easier than gaining engaging followers via bots.
     
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    I think he is working on becoming a celeb, he already was on few shows as far as I know. He is not stupid he knows what he is doing but he is masking it with an innocent voice and confused face.
     
  3. LeanLow

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    His first tweet - "Can you hear me now?" cracked me up.
     
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    He is doing it right.
     
  5. HoNeYBiRD

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    lol, i missed that one

    it's almost as good as CIA's first tweet: "We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet."
    https://twitter.com/CIA/status/474971393852182528
     
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    OMG he join twitter :D
     
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    He is only following the NSA
     
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    Thats pretty cool.

    Bet they will be keeping an eye on his account none the less....
     
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    I wonder it's a real or fake ?
     
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    it is verified by twitter and they don't usually verify fake profiles

    btw here's another real Edward Snowden who has a wish lol
    "Wonder whether @twitter have thought of inventing a forward button for me to pass things on to @Snowden - seems a popular chap."
    https://twitter.com/EdwardSnowden/status/649199178002886656
     
  12. Capo Dei Capi

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    What if this was his plan all along? Pretend to be a do gooder against a little spying by releasing pretty obvious stuff which was going on, go to a country he couldn't be extradited from and become famous. All the NSA spying was so easy to guess what was going on some past trends from post 9/11,computer tech and that the NSA has had a secret budget for years.
     
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    If this was his plan, I give him a thumbs up. First try! ...I assume.
     
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    Back when I was in the Navy, we were once briefed on not sharing secrets with the public. The official stressed the issue was not the info getting out, but over it getting confirmed by a credible party.

    Before Snowden, the more well read or thoughtful among us knew there was "obvious" comprehensive surveillance going on of all private communications---but the view could be dismissed as just a "conspiracy theory," or unconfirmed alarmist mythology. His NSA document dumps (still in progress) have exposed the facts verifying warrantless surveillance has indeed been happening for years, and not for noble reasons. That's why Snowden's follower base is so broad and deep.
     
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