Obama's new Twitter account stays with the office

The @POTUS account has already amassed nearly 1.5 million followers

  • President Barack Obama started tweeting from the @POTUS account on May 18, 2015

  • U.S. President Barack Obama sends his first tweet on the official presidential account, @POTUS, on Monday. "Hello, Twitter! It's Barack. Really! Six years in, they're finally giving me my own account," he wrote.

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