Obama talks to his people – via twitter town hall

America’s President Obama had a townhall meeting on twitter yesterday. See more here – http://askobama.twitter.com/

More presidents, more governments who are interested in communicating with citizens and encouraging accountability should try these strategies.

I’m pretty sure it was a tightly controlled event – he wasn’t going to be responding to fringe lunatics, but I’m also pretty sure there were some journalists thinking – howcome Jack Dorsey gets a one on one with the US President? Well, I guess that’s cos he’s the head of twitter – and twitter is more influential than you think …