Obama Joins Twitter
“Hello, Twitter! It’s Barack. Really! Six years in, they’re finally giving me my own account,”” Obama tweeted from his verified @POTUS account, which had more than 217,000 followers in its first 45 minutes,now at 1.23Million.
His Twitter page featured an image of Obama, his family and civil rights leaders crossing Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, on the 50th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday march earlier this year. He described himself as “Dad, husband, and 44th President of the United States” and followed his alma maters, his beloved Chicago sports teams, cabinet members,