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The White House subsequently tweeted a photo of Biden sending her inaugural tweet from an iPad.

Lawmakers, including Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), welcomed Biden to the social media network.


Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaObama plans to use Netflix deal to stop political divisiveness Michelle Obama tweets out first look at cover of new book Netflix surpasses Comcast in market value MORE initially joined Twitter under her personal name in January 2012, in an account created by the Obama campaign. In January of this year, her office set up an official handle — @FLOTUS — for her White House duties.

Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenBiden, Corker honored with Freedom House human rights awards What's wrong with the Democratic Party? Just look at California Progressive rise is good news for Sanders, Warren MORE joined Twitter in July 2011; President Obama announced he would begin personally tweeting from his account a month earlier.