Seeing brands on Twitter, from fast food chains to candy companies, trying to wield their platforms to present actual personalities to the world is nothing new, yet officially sanctioned Twitter accounts for fictional characters are still somewhat less prevalent. Sure, much of the internet has fallen in love with Gritty, but despite his constant presence, launching the perfect character-driven, officially verified Twitter account is still not quite as ubiquitous as we might think. This might explain why it took this long for Superman, the character who launched the superhero genre as we know it more than 80 years ago, just logged onto Twitter for the first time this week.
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