Michelle Obama Joins Twitter

Michelle Obama is now officially on Twitter.

“We’re excited today to launch @michelleobama as a new way for you to connect with First Lady Michelle Obama and the President’s campaign,” reads the first tweet.

Within the 1.5 hours since the account has been activated, she has gained over four thousand followers, and the count is steadily rising.

The account will be managed by the First Lady’s campaign staff, with her personal tweets signed by “-mo.”