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37K Followers Ditch Obama After Twitter Bomb

@BarackObama tweets handles of GOP legislators, state by state

(Newser) - President Obama's crack campaign staff, normally oh-so-tech-savvy, got a little crazy with Twitter yesterday—and @BarackObama is down about 37,000 followers as a result. The president again used his account yesterday to keep up the pressure on Congress to reach a debt ceiling deal, tweeting, "The time... More »

Obama Opens Town Hall Meeting on Twitter

President fields question via tweets

(Newser) - President Obama's town hall meeting via Twitter is under way here . The president is taking tweeted questions on the economy through the #AskObama hashtag, and the Washington Post has a live blog going here . Obama started things off with a tweeted question of his own: "in order to... More »

French Cops Nail Man Who Hacked Obama Twitter

Unemployed, 25-year-old Frenchman did it on a bet

(Newser) - An unemployed 25-year-old was arrested today by authorities in his native France for hacking the Twitter account of President Obama—apparently on a bet, sources tell AFP . No identity was given for the man, who lives with his parents and goes by “Hacker Croll”—the nom-de-Web of the... More »

Obama: I Don't Really Do Twitter

But the president wants the Chinese to be able to

(Newser) - If you’re one of Barack Obama’s 2.6 million Twitter followers, you’ve been suckered—the president says he’s never sent a tweet in his life. In a Q&A session in Shanghai, Obama was asked what he thought of China’s restriction of Twitter. “I... More »

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