#AskObama at the First Ever Twitter @Townhall at the White House

The White House is all a-Twitter about an exciting event that's happening next week. On Wednesday, July 6th at 2pm ET, President Obama will answer your questions in the first ever Twitter Town Hall at the White House, and you're invited. Starting today, you can tweet your questions about jobs and the economy using the hashtag #AskObama and follow @townhall for the latest updates. Then, come back to watch the President respond to your questions in a live event moderated by Jack Dorsey, Twitter co-founder and Executive Chairman.

Today, we're also kicking off White House Tweetups (h/t NASA). For our first Tweetup, a portion of the town hall’s live audience will be drawn from people who follow @whitehouse and register online. We look forward to hosting future Tweetups that will give @whitehouse followers the opportunity to attend events, engage with Administration officials, and share their ideas with other @whitehouse followers. Visit WhiteHouse.gov/tweetup to sign up and learn more. (Ed. Note: Registration for the Tweetup has closed.)

The White House uses Twitter to share breaking news, provide updates and engage with the people across the country. Join the 2.25 million @whitehouse followers, and be sure to check out our other official accounts:

  • First Lady Michelle Obama's Let’s Move! @letsmove and Joining Forces @joiningforces initiatives
  • White House Communications Director, Dan Pfeiffer @pfeiffer44
  • White House Press Secretary, Jay Carney @PressSec
  • White House Director of Digital Strategy Macon Phillips @macon44
  • Chief Official White House Photographer and Director of the White House Photography Office Pete Souza @petesouza
  • Director of Progressive Media & Online Response, Jesse Lee @jesseclee44
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