President Obama on Friday tweeted out his final goodbyes to the American public in the waning hours before Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: 'I will not let Iran have nuclear weapons' Rocket attack hits Baghdad's Green Zone amid escalating tensions: reports Buttigieg on Trump tweets: 'I don't care' MORE will be sworn in as the 45th president of the U.S.

In his farewell tweets, the outgoing president said he “won't stop” working and that he will “be right there with you as a citizen.” He also tweeted a link to his foundation’s website, which is soliciting donations.

As he departed from the White House, Obama stopped to leave a note on the president’s desk for Trump. The gesture is a time-honored tradition that presidents take part in as the White House changes hands.

 

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Obama’s @POTUS Twitter account will transition over to @POTUS44 later Friday, and @POTUS will be wiped clean for Trump to take over after he assumes the office. Obama’s other presidential social media accounts will undergo a similar archiving and transition process as well.

Asked if he had any final words for American people, Obama said, "Thank you."