Obama begins re-election campaign through Facebook, Twitter

Obama's campaign said in a posting on its website that he will tweet regularly from the popular social media service and his personal tweets will be signed "-BO." The campaign said it will now manage both Obama's Twitter account and Facebook page.

All the information regarding election preparations in Washington and other parts of country will be made available here, campaign staff of Obama, wrote on the Facebook page.

Around 23,000 netizens have approved the change and more than 4,000 have commented on the new Facebook page.

The campaign said that the changes "will give us new opportunities to make the most of these channels, using them not only to report what the president is doing every day but to connect to the millions of supporters who will be driving this campaign."

Obama's Twitter account has over 8.69 million followers and over 21.6 million people have "liked" his Facebook page, making him the most-followed politician on the social networking sites all over the world.

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