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Follow First Lady Michelle Obama @FLOTUS on Twitter

Now you can get the latest from the Office of the First Lady on twitter.

Yesterday, on First Lady Michelle Obama’s birthday, the White House launched its newest Twitter account: @FLOTUS (short for First Lady of the United States). The White House uses Twitter to connect directly with Americans, and now you can get the latest from the Office of the First Lady.

@FLOTUS followers will get regular updates and photos from the First Lady’s team, plus special messages directly from the First Lady. Tweets signed “-mo”, like this one, are from Mrs. Obama.

In less than 24-hours, the account has racked up more than 75,000 followers – but we’re just getting started. Here are some of things you can expect to see from @FLOTUS:

  • Behind-the-scenes photos and updates
  • Opportunities to engage directly with the First Lady and the White House
  • News about the First Lady’s initiatives, Let’s Move! @LetsMove and Joining Forces @JoiningForces

Take a look at some of the most popular tweets from FLOTUS' first day on twitter below, or over on Storify. If you have ideas on the kinds of updates or engagement you’d like to see from the new @FLOTUS account, or feedback about our online program generally, let us know on twitter with the hashtag #whweb.

Already following @FLOTUS? Be sure to check out all of our official accounts: