Japan Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama Resigns and Asks Twitter Followers To Stick Around

Posted Jun 5, 2010

Japan Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama announced that he was resigning after making a speech. He tweeted about it a couple of days ago too and wrote the following message: I announced my intention to resign as Prime Minister today, in order to make the Democratic Party clean again for the sake of the people. From now on I will stop being PM but want to continue to tweet as a normal person. Please keep following me?
Mr. Hatoyama is quite popular on Twitter as he has well over 670,000 followers. [Japan Trends]