Obama White House now has 3,000,000 Twitter followers

12:47 PM, Aug 4, 2012   |    comments
Whitehouse reaches Twitter milestone
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Another milestone at the White House.

President Obama's team is celebrating its 3,000,000th Twitter follower today.

"The White House uses Twitter to connect with citizens around the country and keep our followers up-to-date on the latest news from the President and the Obama Administration," reports the White House blog.

The administration is looking for comments at its official Twitter account, @WhiteHouse. Use the hashtag #FollowWH.

"From the first Twitter Town Hall at the White House to launching the Twitter Q&A series "Office Hours," we're continually looking for new ways to engage with Americans," said the White House statement.

The White House blog is also touting the administration's other official Twitter accounts:

-- @blog44; The White House blog

-- @JoiningForces; Joining Forces, First Lady Michelle Obama's initiative to support military families

-- @lacasablanca; White House updates in Spanish

-- @letsmove; Let's Move!, First Lady Michelle Obama's initiative to raise a healthier generation of kids

-- @OMBPress; Office of Management and Budget

-- @VP; Office of Vice President Biden

-- @WeThePeople; We The People, The White House Petition Tool

-- @WhiteHouseOSTP; Office of Science and Technology

-- @WhiteHouseCEQ; Center of Environmental Quality

-- @WHLive; White House live updates

-- @Brundage44; Amy Brundage, Deputy Press Secretary

-- @ChrisLu44; Chris Lu, Cabinet Secretary

-- @DavidAgnew44; David Agnew, Director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs

-- @jearnest44; Josh Earnest, Principal Deputy Press Secretary

-- @jesseclee44; Jesse Lee, Director of Progressive Media and Online Response

-- @JonCarson44; Jon Carson, Director of the Office of Public Engagement

-- @jsmith44; Jamie Smith, Deputy Press Secretary

-- @ks44; Kori Schulman, Director of Online Engagement, Office of Digital Strategy

-- @macon44; Macon Phillips, Director of the Office of Digital Strategies

-- @petesouza;Pete Souza, Director of the White House Photography Office

-- @pfeiffer44; Dan Pfeiffer, Director of Communications

-- @PressSec; Jay Carney, White House Press Secretary

-- @vj44; Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President

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