Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, known for avoiding social media, has finally joined Twitter. His handle is @tim_cook.
His profile is simple. It says:
“CEO Apple, Fan of Auburn football and Duke basketball”
Cook’s first tweet appeared on Friday:
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
Since then, he retweeted a tweet Saturday from Conan O’Brien:
iOS7? More like iOSHeaven. #ApplePleaseSendMeAniPad
— Conan O'Brien (@ConanOBrien) September 22, 2013
As of the time of writing this article, Cook had 225,465 followers, and he is following 29 accounts — a variety of companies, influential people, and organizations, including:
• Pope Francis @Pontifex
• President Bill Clinton @billclinton
• Laurene Jobs (Steve Jobs’ widow) @laurenejobs
• Duke Basketball @dukebasketball
• Nike @Nike
• The Daily Show @DailyShow
• Museum of Modern Art @MuseumModernArt
To see the complete list of who Cook is following, visit https://twitter.com/tim_cook/following.
Readers, do you plan on following Tim Cook on Twitter?