The process of bringing what was then called "Red China" into the light and joining it with the rest of the world began with ping pong. Some seem to think Twitter will be the agent that accomplishes the same thing with Iran. As Nathan Olivarez-Giles at The Verge reports:

On Tuesday, [President Hassan] Rouhani hinted in tweets traded with Twitter Chairman, and company co-founder, Jack Dorsey that his country's social media ban could eventually ease up.

Rouhani has been on Twitter for only a few months but he already seems to be a highly digital dude, going by statement like this:

"There are large social networks at a global level around today and I believe that all human beings have a right, and all nations have a right, to use them."

Great. Now, about that bomb.

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