Bill Clinton joins Twitter—here are the 8 feeds he follows

The people and organizations the former president follows say a lot about his reason for being on Twitter. 

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President Obama and all of his living predecessors are gathering at Southern Methodist University in Dallas for the dedication of the Bush Library. That’s Presidents Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush.

One of those former presidents also made waves in the social media world. Late Wednesday night, Bill Clinton sent his first official tweet:

Sorry I couldn’t make it @stephenathome. I’ve been busy with @clintonfdn work on global heath. Thrs is #WorldMalariaDay you know #Raincheck?

— Bill Clinton (@billclinton) April 25, 2013

Comedian Stephen Colbert had taught Clinton to tweet on “The Colbert Report,” under the handle @PrezBillyJeff. But @BillClinton is the official account, which Twitter verified. Another tweet mentions Colbert, as well as Chelsea Clinton.

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