Hillary Clinton Reclaims Her Identity on Twitter

For the last year or so, texts from Hillary Clinton were not actually written by the former First Lady and Secretary of State. Today, the smartphone-wielding @HillaryClinton is verified, active on Twitter, and reclaiming her online identity with the same avatar made famous by the parody Tumblr blog Texts from Hillary.

Here is her profile:

 

Here is her first Tweet:

(Note the shout-out to Texts from Hillary creators Adam Smith and Stacy Lambe.)

Clinton’s husband, former U.S. President Bill Clinton, was among the first people to welcome her to the network:

So was her daughter, Chelsea Clinton:

The real Hillary Clinton is more charitable than her doppelgänger – her profile links to her family’s non-profit organization, the Clinton Foundation. More #tweetsfromhillary are coming soon.

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