Four days after the interview posted, Snowden unveiled his verified Twitter account with a bio that reads “I used to work for the government. Now I work for the public.” He fittingly only follows one handle — the NSA, whose 74,800 followers he eclipsed in just 33 minutes. After two hours, he’s amassed almost 300,000 followers, a Twitter welcoming we haven’t seen since Caitlyn Jenner gained a million followers in four hours this past June.


And then Neil Degrasse Tyson tweeted him.

It was the most euphoricly intelligent thing I've ever had the pleasure of witnessing.

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