Remember when the CIA joined Twitter and everyone wondered how a top-secret agency could maintain a public social media page?
Here’s one way: By tweeting polls during Opening Ceremony of the Olympics with some off-beat trivia about the participating countries. They linked to each country's page in on the CIA's website with the answer.
This was the first tweet, by way of explanation:
Then they started tweeting about the countries in the parade. Greece came out first:
Then things got sassy with a trick question about Kyrgyzstan:
Then they took on geography:
And, finally, Brazil got its chance:
Despite everything going on during the Opening Ceremony, the CIA's Twitter polls did not go unnoticed.
All of this trivia begs the question: Why does the CIA know all of this? Is trivia a big part of the CIA test? And how will we ever know the answer to this, if the CIA will never confirm or deny anything?