Breaking News: President Barack Obama Joins Pinterest
Pinterest, the newest social network sensation, is experiencing so much public interest and soaring media publicity that it has caught the attention of, get this, President Barack Obama!
According to a report, President Obama has joined the newest social media darling Pinterest, apparently embracing the ever-growing popularity of the site to step up his political campaign.
The president's Pinterest page is run by his "Obama for America" campaign staff and currently has 8 boards, 40 pins and 1,629 followers. The boards include Obama-inspired recipes, pet lovers for Obama, the First Family, Obama Art and Obama 2012 campaign in action.
In a recent Obama Twitter account tweet it says "Organizers, infographics, murals, and cake--now pinning all of the above for #Obama2012 on Pinterest".
The use of social media has been taken as a revolution of political campaigns during the last U.S. presidential election as candidates, like Obama, gathered followers through Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
For his re-election campaign, Obama has been joining the latest popular social websites like Google+ and social photo-sharing site Instagram.