Can serious work co-exist with silly tweets?

A former CIA officer has publicly criticized the agency’s Twitter feed for its often humorous tone. Some would argue that’s what Twitter is all about.

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No, we don’t know where Tupac is. #twitterversary

— CIA (@CIA) July 7, 2014

The Tupac tweet was one of several that celebrated the CIA’s so-called “twitterversary,” a tongue-in-cheek commemoration of the agency’s being on Twitter for one month. The CIA’s first tweet, by the way, was also a joke:

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