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OBAMA TO INCREASE PERSONAL TWEETS FOR 2012 CAMPAIGN

OBAMA TO INCREASE PERSONAL TWEETS FOR 2012 CAMPAIGN

The campaign said it will now manage both Obama's Twitter account and Facebook page.

Obama’s campaign says in a posting on its website that Obama himself will begin tweeting regularly from the popular social media service and all of his personal tweets will be signed “-BO.”

The campaign says it will manage Obama’s Twitter account and Facebook page.

Obama tweeted early Friday evening, welcoming followers to “a new (at)BarackObama.”

The campaign says the changes will let it report on Obama’s daily activities while connecting with millions of supporters.

Obama has more than 8.69 million followers on Twitter.

According to the website twittercounter.com, that makes him the third most followed account among Twitter users behind Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber.

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Article by KEN THOMAS, The Associated Press | Read full article here