Apple CEO Tim Cook has joined Twitter as @tim_cook. Here’s his first tweet:
Visited Retail Stores in Palo Alto today. Seeing so many happy customers reminds us of why we do what we do.
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) September 20, 2013
Cook doesn’t have verified status on the service (yet), but a spokesperson confirmed with CNBC that the account is authentic.
Update: Cook is now verified.
Timed to coincide with the release of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, Cook and his lieutenants are in the midst of a media push. Cook, Jony Ive and Craig Federighi recently gave a rare set of interviews to USA Today and Businessweek. As noted in his tweet, Cook and other executives made an appearance at Apple Stores near the company’s headquarters.
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