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President Trump briefly used an Obama inauguration scene as his Twitter cover photo

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When Donald Trump was sworn in as President at noon Friday, he inherited the @POTUS Twitter handle. Naturally, he used a photo of a presidential inauguration as his cover photo.

But that photo was from former President Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration, Gizmodo reports

The photo was changed to a generic American flag photo shortly after it was posted.

To be clear, Trump did not choose this photo himself.

The POTUS handle has no tweets. All were deleted upon the transfer of power.

Similarly, Melania Trump has taken over the @FLOTUS handle

Twitter users didn't miss the irony.

Meanwhile, embedded Obama tweets now show @POTUS44 instead of @POTUS. 

Meanwhile, several pages of WhiteHouse.gov became dead links. 

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