Obama Answers Only 18 Tweets at First #AskObama Tweetup

As expected for the first time the president of the United States hosted a Twitter town hall at the White House. He only answered 18 questions in the usual political fashion of exceeding 140 characters allowed within a tweet message.


“I know, Twitter, I’m supposed to be short,” president Barack Obama admitted after another multi-layered reply to a question about the high cost of living.

As expected for the first time the president of the United States hosted a Twitter town hall at the White House. He only answered 18 questions in the usual political fashion of exceeding 140 characters allowed within a tweet message.

The social media event also marked the first ever White House “Tweetup”, which is “an in-person gathering of people who are connected through Twitter.”

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