Obama Wants You to Follow The Audubon Society on Twitter, Sort Of




President Barack Obama has a Follow Friday suggestion for all you Twitter users out there: environmental/bird appreciation group The Audubon Society.

#FF: @audubonsociety

— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) May 31, 2013

What’s up with this #FF? It’s a playful response to a recent slideshow from satirical news outlet The Onion, “19 Tweets From The Audubon Society/Barack Obama Twitter Feud” (warning: language).

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