He made waves with his online and social media presence in '08, and in 2012 President Barack Obama is renewing his embrace of the modern Web by signing up for Instagram.

The commander-in-chief joined iTunes' "App Of The Year" this week, and his staff is already posting photos of the prez as he heads out on the campaign trail.

So far they don't seem to be using any of Instagram's signature photo filters, so it remains to be seen whether Obama is an X-pro II or a Nashville kind of guy.

[via CNET]