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Bob Dylan posts his first ever Facebook status update

Bob Dylan posts his first ever Facebook status update

Bob Dylan has embraced social media for the first time in the wake of Barack Obama's victory in the US election.

Dylan, who has over 4 million "likes" on his official Facebook, posted a status update prior to the confirmation that Obama would serve a second term as US President.

Taking a slightly less enthusiastic tone than you may expect, Dylan delivered a sobering message and said he was not expecting a landslide victory for the Democrats.

The Facebook status read: "Here's pretty close to what I said last night in Madison. I said from the stage that we had to play better than good tonight, that the president was here today and he’s a hard act to follow. Also, that we’re not fooled by the media and we think it’s going to be a landslide. That’s pretty much all of it."

Obama secured his second term in office by winning the vote in almost all of the key swing states. The Democrats are expected to hold House whilst the Republican party look set to take Senate.


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