Portugal

The Portuguese Presidency started to tweet actively in November 2008 despite Twitter not having any significant penetration in Portugal. Prime Minister Pedro @PassosCoelho and the government joined in 2009. President Cavaco Silva @prcavacosilva only started to tweet two years later in March 2011.

First tweet

Translation: Welcome to the official profile of Aníbal Cavaco Silva

First tweet

Translation: Belém Palace

First tweet

Translation: I just created a personal page on Facebook. You can visit it at this link http://tinyurl.com/3bqb47

First tweet

Translation: Press Conference of the Council of Ministers of May 28 live on the website of the Government of Portugal: http://tinyurl.com/oputy7