Two years since leaking classified information about the NSA’s global surveillance programs, Edward Snowden joined Twitter -- and promptly followed the NSA.
So far, the federal intelligence agency is Snowden's only follow. His bio reads: “I used to work for the government. Now I work for the public. Director at @FreedomofPress."
Snowden's first tweet has already racked up nearly 20,000 retweets in under an hour:
And after receiving a warm online welcome from Neil deGrasse Tyson, Snowden joked about making his escape to Mars:
Snowden's Twitter account has 130,000 followers at last check.