First Lady Sends Out First Tweet

Certainly, with the technology age upon us, the news is often less than newsworthy. As an example, it was “big” news last week when First Lady Michelle Obama made her first official tweet. Not only was it big news on the phone, but it warranted its own YouTube video, showing Obama looking at the computer screen and getting Tweeting advice.

Winding Up for the Tweet

Before the first pitch at Game One of the World Series last week, Michelle Obama pushed the correct button and sent out her first glorious tweet. What did she tweet? It said,

“Military families serve our nation too. Let’s show our appreciation by Joining Forces with them. Get involved.”

Hitting the Tweeting Home Run

She added her signature “mo” at the end of the tweet as well. The White House has explained that Mrs. Obama and Dr. Biden used the time at the Major League Baseball event “to encourage Americans to recognize and serve veterans, service members and their families as part of their Joining Forces initiative and MLB’s Welcome Back Veterans program.”

Next Up to Bat

And of course, no tweet stands alone. After tweeting for her first time, the White House followed up with a tweet of its own – saying that First Lady Michelle Obama had tweeted.

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