Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf and Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt are not on Twitter, nor do their institutions have a Twitter presence. However Foreign Minister Carl Bildt makes up for their absence. The former Prime Minister who was the first to send an email to Bill Clinton has become the example to follow in terms of the use of Twitter by a world leader.

First tweet

Translation: Do not forget the press conference Bildt & German utr.min. Westerwelle today http://3.ly/HPpd #eu #kyrgyzstan #gaza #russia