Iran's supreme leader joins Great Satan's No. 1 social network

Last summer Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei opened an Instagram account. Now he's on Facebook.

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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, also known as Iran's Supreme Leader, is turning into quite the social butterfly, so to speak. Over the summer, Khamenei joined Instagram, and now it appears Iran's most powerful person is on Facebook as well.

The page went live December 13 and so far has been liked by nearly 5,000 users. Hat tip to Brian Fung at the Atlantic for the pointer.

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Charles Cooper was an executive editor at CNET News. He has covered technology and business for more than 25 years, working at CBSNews.com, the Associated Press, Computer & Software News, Computer Shopper, PC Week, and ZDNet.

 

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