2012 is election year in USA and this means that social media activities are increasingly becoming relevant for the Presidential candidates.
Current President Barack Obama already has presence on all the popular social networks like Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus. And now Obama has an official presence on the photo sharing network Instagram.
Instagram spoke about Obama joining their network:
We’re excited to welcome President Barack Obama to Instagram! We look forward to seeing how President Obama uses Instagram to give folks a visual sense of what happens in the everyday life of the President of the United States. In addition to sharing photos through the @barackobama Instagram account, the Obama 2012 staff is asking supporters to share their photos from the campaign trail with the tag #obama2012.