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White House Twitter Responds to Bored User with Rick-rolling Tweet

Written on July 28, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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In the midst of answering questions from curious individuals, the White House Twitter account got the chance to respond to a bored Twitter user through a "Rickroll-flavored" tweet.

Recently, the White House launched the “Office Hours”, a Twitter program that is created to inform US citizens regarding the details of the debt ceiling and deficit reduction negotiations. Two members of National Economic Council, Brian Deese and Jason Furman, will be in charged of answering all the queries from US Twitter users through the White House Twitter account for the whole week.

Last Wednesday, President Obama’s economic adviser – Brian Deese – spent his time to respond to a bored user named David Wiggs, who tweeted: “This WH correspondence briefing isn’t nearly as entertaining as yesterday’s.”

As a part of his job for the program, Brian Deese answered back, stating: “@wiggsd Sorry to hear that. Fiscal policy is important, but can be dry sometimes. Here’s something more fun: tinyurl.com/y8ufsnp

Twitter programs like this one is not actually new to the White House. In fact, President Barack Obama hosted a Twitter Town Hall lately, in which he gladly answers all the citizen’s queries regarding the country’s economy and employment standing.

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