Hey hey hey! Universally beloved mascot of everything wonderful Swoops the bird (BTW: If they’re not going to bring back Crazy Crab, what about making Swoops at least a foil for Lou Seal at Giants games? YES WE ARE SERIOUS) is now on twitter.

Which, first, hahaha bird on twitter GET IT?

Next, we have to ask, since Swoops is arguably more famous than, say, Robert Scoble (and even more arguably better-liked): Is the account “verified“?

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