(Associated Press) For a spy agency that likes to blend into the background, the CIA’s debut on Twitter has revealed a covert sense of humor.

In a medium heralded for its snide remarks, the Twittersphere gave high praise Friday for the intelligence agency’s first tweet, under the handle @CIA.

“We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet,” posted @CIA. Within an hour it had gained more than 67,000 followers.

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