First Lady Michelle Obama joined Twitter on Thursday and quickly gained over 100,000 followers in just a few hours. As I write this article, she currently has more than 231,000 followers.


Her twitter account has the username @michelleobama. The account will me managed by President Barack Obama’s 2012 campaign staff. However all the tweets written by Michelle Obama will be signed “-mo.”

Her tweets stated:

This account will be managed by campaign staff, with any tweets from the First Lady herself signed “-mo.”

President of USA, Barack Obama tweets:

It’s not every day we get to welcome the First Lady of the United States to Twitter—happy to have you, @MichelleObama!