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Trump’s New @POTUS Twitter Page Initially Had A Photo From Obama’s Inauguration

The image, which appeared in the background of Trump's profile page, has since been changed.

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Although Trump had not yet tweeted from the account, his profile photo and background photo had been changed.

But people began to notice something strange about Trump’s Twitter cover photo of people waving American flags in front of the Capitol.

banner image on new @realDonaldTrump's @potus account shows highly attended inauguration... from 2009… https://t.co/fpakIu4qqS

The photo background of @POTUS is that of an inauguration that took place on a sunny day, not today and NOT at Trum… https://t.co/dp4GJj1xQI

.@POTUS's cover photo is from Obama's inauguration. You can tell because there are actually people there.… https://t.co/SXfhHjVFEd

Aw @POTUS updated the header image that was from Obama’s inauguration and not his

Moments later, Trump’s team changed the background image to a close-up shot of the American flag, and then again to a portrait of Trump.

Aw @POTUS updated the header image that was from Obama’s inauguration and not his

Tamerra Griffin is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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