People take photos while touring the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. The White House says visitors can now take photos or use social media during public tours of the building. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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The White House lifted a 40-year-old ban on taking photos during public tours of the executive mansion on Wednesday, delighting tourists who immediately began posting pictures on social media."Well, not anymore," Obama said as she tore up the sign, laughing.Tourists were greeted by the video as they entered the White House on Wednesday. However, some cameras and accessories such as so-called selfie sticks are still banned, along with video cameras, cameras with detachable lenses, tablets, tripods and monopods, the White House said.Phone cameras and compact still cameras with a lens no longer than 3 inches (7.6 cm) are allowed, it said.
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