Barack Obama had to hand his @POTUS Twitter handle to Donald Trump Friday afternoon. But the now ex-president isn’t ditching the social media platform. After he’d taken off from DC in a helicopter, Obama revved up his old Twitter handle to reassure people that (after a brief vacation) he’d be back.
Hi everybody! Back to the original handle. Is this thing still on? Michelle and I are off on a quick vacation, then we’ll get back to work.
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) January 20, 2017