How the "Cuban Twitter" aimed to stir unrest in Cuba but failed

Shawn Knight

TechSpot Staff
Staff member
If you're interested in covertly persuading citizens to overthrow their government, apparently creating a phony Twitter-like social network isn't the best approach. That's exactly what happened in the summer of 2010 with the launch of ZunZuneo, a text-based social network...

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MilwaukeeMike

TS Evangelist
In their corner was an agency called Creative Associates International, or CAI (sounds an awful lot like CIA, no?). Make of that what you will.
Hmm... conspiracy, or perhaps there are only 26 letters and occasionally the same ones get used by more than one group.

I can't imagine it would have worked anyway, Cuba would probably have just shut them down and/or blocked their service.
 

Holotus

TS Enthusiast
If the CIA has those intentions to stir up chaos in other nations.... then could it be possible that the situation in Ukraine was another attempt by the CIA to cause chaos?
 

misor

TS Evangelist
In their corner was an agency called Creative Associates International, or CAI (sounds an awful lot like CIA, no?).
is this what the CIA calls hiding in plain sight? :)

If the CIA has those intentions to stir up chaos in other nations.... then could it be possible that the situation in Ukraine was another attempt by the CIA to cause chaos?
I disagree. the situation in Ukraine started when Russia took over Ukrainian military bases in Crimea under the guise of 'protecting Russian-speaking citizens'.
the 'initial event' in turn was hatched during the time of the Soviet Union when Nikita Khrushchev 'gave' Crimea, a part of Russia, to the Soviet state of Ukraine.