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Donald Trump's New Twitter Account Uses Photo From Barack Obama's Inauguration

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20/01/2017 19:35 GMT

Part of the transition from Barack Obama to Donald Trump is the handover of Twitter accounts.

For the first time ever, the social media firm moved the official @POTUS handle from Obama to his successor and 45th President. 

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The outgoing President is now @POTUS44, and takes his 13.9 million followers with him.

But as many on Twitter pointed out, the backdrop of Inauguration Day celebration was actually a photo from Obama’s 2009 inauguration.

Doubtless after being alerted to the faux pas, the banner was later changed.

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