Key Words: Even on Twitter, Obama is POTUS no more

With the official Executive Branch accounts on Twitter no longer at his disposal, Barack Obama late Friday had a simple question about his personal account on the social-media platform:

‘Is this thing still on?’

Barack Obama

The newly former president’s post went on to term the departing first couple’s planned trip to Palm Springs, Calif., a quick vacation that would be followed by “[getting] back to work.”

On the opposite side of the equation, the Trump team was slowly taking control. It was noted in the aftermath of the oath taking and the inaugural address that neither Donald Trump, as @POTUS, nor incoming first lady Melania Trump, as @FLOTUS, had yet had the opportunity or inclination to tweet.

And that the former account had gone live in Trump’s name but with an image of President Obama’s inauguration rather than his own:

Speaking of which, it also did not escape notice that the assembled crowd at Obama’s first inauguration ceremony, in 2009, looked to have been significantly larger than Trump’s on Friday:

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