As reported in ComputerWorld ... President Barack Obama and his administration are keeping up his image as a tech-savvy president by establishing a presence on a variety of social networking sites.
The White House, over the course of late last week and this weekend, joined Facebook, Twitter and MySpace, putting out information about the president's plans to block business tax havens and improve rural health care, along with information about the H1N1 virus, or swine flu.
"The White House has leaped into social networking with both feet, with pages on Twitter, Facebook and MySpace," said Dan Olds, principal analyst at Gabriel Consulting Group Inc. "This is fulfilling one goal by giving the White House an unfiltered communications channel to the public at large. Each of the pages is chock-full of policy positions, media releases and general Obama news." ...
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