Welcome to the wonderful world of Twitter, Hillary Clinton! The former Secretary of State took the plunge and joined the social media site on Monday, June 10, gaining more than 82,000 followers within the first few hours of going public with her verified account -- with just a single tweet.
The good-natured former First Lady kicked off her foray into the Twittersphere with a virtual tip of her hat to Texts From Hillary founders Stacy Lambe and Adam Smith.
"Thanks for the inspiration," she tweeted at the pair. "I'll take it from here…" Clinton also used a hashtag for the special occasion: #tweetsfromhillary.
The 65-year-old politician even poked fun at herself in her bio, calling herself a "wife, mom, lawyer, women & kids advocate, FLOAR, FLOTUS, US Senator, SecState, author, dog owner, hair icon, pantsuit aficionado, glass ceiling cracker, TBD." Her avatar is a nod to the Texts From Hillary meme.
Bill joined Twitter back in April with his official handle @billclinton. At the time, he worried aloud about the dangers of starting a Twitter account during an interview with Stephen Colbert on The Colbert Report.
"What if you tweet and nobody tweets back?" he pondered aloud during the interview. "There's nothing worse than a friendless tweeter."