social media watch
Posted by Shirley Brady on April 20, 2011 06:45 PM
President Obama jokingly introduced himself at yesterday's historic Facebook/White House town hall as "I'm Barack Obama, and I'm the guy who got Mark (Zuckerberg) to wear a jacket and tie. I'm very proud of that."
The hour-long Q&A, a bid to engage youth and social media users as Obama lays the groundwork for his 2012 re-election campaign, was moderated by Zuckerberg and introduced by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg at FB HQ in Palo Alto, California.
Here's how the President promoted the Q&A, which took questions from Facebook employees and users alike and featured a raft of politicians:
and how the event kicked off:
More about: Facebook, Barack Obama, Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg, Political Brands, Social Media, US
Senior .NET DeveloperInterbrandNew York, NY, USA
ConsultantInterbrand Mexico City, Mexico
Senior Consultant, Strategy - AnalyticsInterbrand New York, NY, USA
Verbal Identity ConsultantPlanned Parenthood SoutheastCologne, Germany
view all jobs...
View all conferences...
Airlines, Alcohol, Automotive, Beauty, Beverages, Branded Entertainment, Design, Corporate Citizenship, Entertainment, Fashion, Financial, Food, Healthcare, Luxury, Media, Mobile, Non-Profit, Pharma, Product Placement, Retail, Sports, Sustainability, Tech, 2012 Olympics
Send us story ideas:firstname.lastname@example.org