White House Live Goes Live on Facebook

The administration of President Barack Obama created the White House Live application for Facebook, which will allow users of the social-networking site to participate in live chats with White House and government officials, Inside Facebook reported.

The app allows Facebook users to submit questions and interact with other Facebook users watching the chat, according to Inside Facebook, which added that chats are announced ahead of time on The White House Blog.

Federal chief technology officer Aneesh Chopra will discuss ways in which Obama has changed Washington with Norm Eisen, special counsel to the president for ethics and government reform, Thursday, according to Inside Facebook, and the series wraps up Friday at 1 p.m. ET with Christina Romer, chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, discussing the administration’s efforts to decrease unemployment.