Obama to hold Twitter session on July 6

Washington, July 01: The White House will host a Twitter session with President Barack Obama on July 6. The president will answer questions submitted via Twitter, which limits messages to 140 characters. The session will focus on jobs and the economy, and a video feed of Obama’s answers will be streamed online.

While Obama has taken questions submitted on social networking sites in previous public meetings, including one hosted by Facebook, the White House says this is the first time the questions will come exclusively through Twitter.

Obama’s presidential campaign said last week that Obama himself is starting to regularly tweet from the popular social media service.