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Storify: The 57th Presidential Inauguration

On Monday, President Obama began his second presidential term with the 57th inauguration ceremonies. Millions of users followed the festivities online and, among other things, used social media as a tool to participate. At the height of the ceremony, Twitter announced there were 27,795 tweets per second sent related to the inauguration, making it the most social inauguration in history. Even Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama took a moment from their day to tweet. Here is a timeline of inauguration day as seen from social media:

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