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Remember When Twitter Was a Joke?
Posted By Christina DesMarais On July 11, 2011 @ 2:25 pm In Blogging and Social Media,Internet and Online Business | No Comments
If you haven’t taken your business to Twitter yet, you might want to jump on the bandwagon. After all, even the White House is now using it as a serious medium to communicate with constituents.
President Obama sat down Wednesday to publicly answer a bunch of tweets posed to him using the hashtag “#askobama” in an event moderated by Twitter’s co-founder Jack Dorsey. More than 169,000 tweets were posted and the president answered questions about jobs, the budget, taxes, education, and housing.
According to TechCrunch’s MG Siegler, the event “seemed like the logical evolution of the townhall format...Twitter is a channel through which everyone can be heard. Yes, you still have to sign up for an account, but that’s free–the barrier to entry for participating in these Q&A sessions has never been lower. That’s a great thing. That’s truly powerful. And the White House is right to respect it.”
Readmore at TechCrunch .
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