The social media presence was inevitable and is a very smart move by planners.

Via Roll Call

It won’t be for another few weeks until Americans know which candidate will be sworn in to the White House in January, but planning for the 57th presidential inauguration is already well under way.

And with just about three months left, the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies, for the first time, has built a social media presence to keep citizens in the loop.

The JCCIC, led this year by Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), has launched a new website and Facebook page for the 2013 inaugural festivities.

“[The] new website will provide an encyclopedic resource to Inauguration watchers across the nation and the world,” Schumer said in a statement. “Our first-ever Facebook page will … be an important source of practical information for Inauguration attendees.”

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