Today, with a tweet from the Oval Office, President Obama launched @POTUS , the official Twitter account of the President of the United States. Hello, Twitter! It's Barack. Really! Six years in, they're finally giving me my own account. — President Obama (@POTUS) May 18, 2015 President Obama. In the Oval Office. Tweeting. #WelcomeToTwitter , @POTUS ! http://t.co/SzWXltjNK0 pic.twitter.com/ce4DurwYXj — The White House (@WhiteHouse) May 18, 2015 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. 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. read more

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Introducing @POTUS: President Obama’s Twitter Account