Early on the morning of the inauguration ceremony, people were arriving in the dark to take their place and wait for the event to begin. Many, with mobile phones, were recording their surroundings and the relative quiet before everything livened up.
CELEBRITY PHONE FOOTAGE
Celebrity mobile phone reporting
Recording on mobiles and posting to the web was not just for the masses as Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore demonstrate on their way to the main event.
WATCHING AROUND THE WORLD
Obama inauguration: Views from Seesmic
Those who were not at the inauguration seemed to be watching and commenting online. Cathy Brooks in San Francisco, Taylor Barr in Rawley, North Carolina, Lonnie B Hodge in Southern China and Dave in Australia share their thoughts.
GLOBAL VIDEO COMMENT
Seesmic users comment on the inauguration
The conversation about the inauguration stretched worldwide. More comments here from Dean W in the UK, Jeff Boudier in San Francisco, Loic Le Meur, owner of Seesmic, Dr Bill Graziadei in Cape Cod and Frieda Wolden in Anaheim, CA.
The videos on this page were contributed via Qik.com and Seesmic.com with thanks to The Uptake, Chris Daniel, Justin Thorp, and Steve"Woozy".
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