Obama-Clinton Witty Exchange On Twitter
United States President Barack Obama has officially launched his Twitter account. His first tweet was on May 18 at 11:38am ET but already he has more than one million followers to date.
The first lady and vice president Joe Biden were among the very first people who welcomed the president on Twitter. The White House announced his coming on board the social media site.
However, the netizens went crazy when former president George Clinton reacted and Mr Obama had a witty come back.
The Official Twitter Account Of The President Of The United States
Mr Obama is tweeting via the handler @POTUS.
“The @POTUS Twitter account will serve as a new way for President Obama to engage directly with the American people, with tweets coming exclusively from him,” the White House said in its official announcement.
“President Obama is committed to making his Administration the most open and participatory in history, and @POTUS will give Americans a new venue to engage on the issues that matter most to them,” the announcement said.
The White House has posted a picture of Mr Obama while twitting using his iPhone.
Mr Obama’s first tweet went: “Hello Twitter! It’s Barack! Really! Six years in, they’re finally giving me an account.”
His profile reads: Dad, husband, and 44th President of the United States.
The first lady and the vice president welcomed him immediately thereafter.
Time noted that it only took him a few hours to reach the more than one million followers. Mr Obama might have beaten the current Guinness World Record on fastest to hit millions of followers. The world now waits for its official announcement.
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