The Obama administration continues to embrace social media to interact with the public. Their latest foray: Asking citizens to submit their ideas via Twitter. GigaOm explains:
In a post on the official White House blog, Thomas Kalil — the deputy director for policy for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy — described what the government is calling the “Grand Challenges of the 21st Century” project. In addition to emailing ideas to the White House, citizens can post their ideas as a response to the White House Twitter account @whitehouse with the #whgc hashtag.