Obama's first 'tweet' is on Haiti quake

“We are just here to say thank you for the great work you’re doing,” Obama told members of the Red Cross.

Obama and Michelle maneuvered through the maze of cubicles to speak personally with each staff member.

Stopping at a social media team desk, Obama laughingly hit “send” on a message just typed on Twitter: “President Obama and the First Lady are here visiting our disaster operation centre right now.”

This was followed by: “President Obama pushed the button on the last tweet. It was his first ever tweet!”

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