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Jen Psaki: ‘Let’s hope the Kremlin will live by the promise of hashtag’

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As Twitchy reported, the engaged in some Twitter diplomacy last month, coining the hashtag &; and tweeting photos of people holding signs, like this:

Apparently the State Department is sticking with its social media approach to the Ukraine crisis, with spokesperson hoping that the and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation will &;live by of hashtag.&8221;

It&;s almost as though the Russians take Twitter hashtags as seriously as Hillary Clinton&8217;s famous &8220;reset button.&8221;

Hey Jan, the 1980s called. They want their&;.

&8230;nevermind.

@statedeptspox @mfa_russia— VACUOUS CIPHER (@THE_DAILY_BLEAT) April 25, 2014


http://twitter.com/#!/brianbwatkins/status/459526667791122432


http://twitter.com/#!/Matthops82/status/459534490067410944

[Update]

You knew it was coming:

‘Hashtag for our time’: Merciless mockery of State Department’s impotent hashtag diplomacy [Photoshops]

Related:

Obama admin imposes toughest sanctions against Putin yet: Diplomatic hashtag games

Editor&8217;s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets. 

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/04/24/jen-psaki-lets-hope-the-kremlin-will-live-by-the-promise-of-hashtag/

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