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Kim Jong-il’s 70th birthday is cause for celebration at the North Korean embassy in Beijing, so much so that building is now abuzz with activity for the multi-day festivities. Now, along with the planned events, embassy staff can now mark worldwide social-media fueled assassination rumours down as one of the many tributes for the late Dear Leader. Rumours that Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s newly anointed supreme leader, had been assassinated originated on Chinese microblogging service Weibo Friday, and spread swiftly on Twitter.