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  • Whitehouse.gov Streamed The State Of The Union Live To 1.3 Million People

    Whitehouse.gov Streamed The State Of The Union Live To 1.3 Million People


    There’s no doubt that President Obama’s White House has been using technology more than any other previous administration. The President has a Twitter account, is using YouTube in innovative ways and has even developed an iPhone app. The White House is releasing some impressive engagement numbers from this week’s State of the Union address. The White House had a live stream… Read More

  • UK's Directgov Giving Change.gov A Run For Its Money

    UK's Directgov Giving Change.gov A Run For Its Money

    Directgov.com, the UK government’s one-stop supersite for citizens, has opened up idea generation by allowing developers around the country to share ideas on how to build a word-class online hub for all national government services. The Directgov site, which launched in 2004, reportedly receives more than 11 million visits a month. Unlike President Obama’s digital initiative… Read More

  • How Obama Will Use Web Technology

    How Obama Will Use Web Technology

    Editor’s Note: The following guest post was written by Kevin Merritt, the CEO and founder of blist, a Web-based list manager and spreadsheet that was used on the Obama Administration’s transition Website, Change.gov. President Barack Obama was sworn into office this week as our nation’s 44th president. Despite running into a few technical challenges in the first few days at… Read More

  • Whitehouse.gov Has A New Face, And a Blog

    Whitehouse.gov Has A New Face, And a Blog

    As President Barack Obama was giving his inauguration speech, another transfer of power was happening online. At exactly 12 PM ET, Whitehouse.gov, the official Website of the President switched over to a new design. There are links to Obama’s Agenda and a Briefing Room where citizens will be able to find Obama’s weekly Web video address, appointments and nominations… Read More