Bill Clinton joins Twitter, get 40,000 follower within 24 hours
Washington: Former US President Bill Clinton has joined Twitter and attracted more than 400,000 followers within 24 hours on the social network.
Clinton, 66, posted his first tweet shortly before midnight on Wednesday after US comedian Stephen Colbert told him he had established an official account for him April 9 during an interview on his popular Comedy Central television program, “The Colbert Report”.
“Excited to join @ChelseaClinton and my good friend @StephenAtHome on Twitter!” tweeted the ex-president on his account @billclinton.
Clinton also posted another tweet reminding people of World Malaria Day and, on Thursday, he sent another Twitter message congratulating former president George W Bush, who succeeded him in 2001, on the official opening of the latter’s presidential library in Dallas, Texas.