London: Cameron changed his mind and ... 50 thousand followers in a few hours

London: Cameron changed his mind and ... 50 thousand followers in a few hours

London : United Kingdom | Oct 08, 2012 at 5:17 AM PDT
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British Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday has an account on Twitter. The first message, which announced a policy of restraint in the use of the new medium, met with an immediate response from thousands of users.

Cameron stated that he will use Twitter to inform the public about the work he does as head of the Conservative party.

In just a few hours after the creation of the profile (david_cameron) Prime Minister won over 50,000 fans, but the same tracks as if posts on four accounts: his own party, Foreign Minister William Hague, the Mayor of London Boris Johnson and Jeremy health minister Hunt.

Not only welcomed

The first message that Cameron posted on his profile, provoked an avalanche of comments, mostly negative. Among the hundreds of replies number of users in the vulgar words criticized the work of the government and made ​​personal trips at the prime minister.

Some users also took advantage of the opportunity to point out the inconsistency of the head of government. In 2009, in an interview with Absolute Radio stations Cameron categorically ruled out the possibility of the use of Twitter, and delivered a speech suggesting that users consider impulsive and stupid person.

"David Cameron" breathed a sigh of relief

Tory spokesman on Sunday said that its own account on Twitter will allow the Prime Minister to direct contact with voters, especially those who still do not know who to vote in parliamentary elections in 2015.

Official "Guardian" returns, in turn, note that although the presence of the Prime Minister on Twitter for many may be the cause annoyance, at least one user it will take a sigh of relief - a certain David Cameron, a resident of the U.S. state of Oregon, which to his own affliction was constantly mistaken for a British politician .

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 In 2009, Cameron had said he would never join Twitter
In 2009, Cameron had said he would never join Twitter / Photo: Twitter
amagda is based in London, England, United Kingdom, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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