Huzzah! The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is now on Twitter! Starting today you can get updates on the regulatory body by following it on the microblogging site. Its handle is @CFTC. No word on whether productivity at the CFTC has already started to wane.

It's always good to see regulators joining in on new technologies because, hopefully, they will have a better understanding of what capital markets firms are struggling with, as well.

Also, for what's it's worth, you can follow