White House Joins Tumblr, Says There Will Be GIFsBy: Josh Wolford - April 26, 2013
The White House currently has a presence on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Pinterest, YouTube, Soundcloud, Google+. And the President and First Lady also have their own accounts on many of those same networks. Although you’ll probably see a lot of cross-over between the White House and First family accounts, considering they’re basically run by the same people.
Either way, this is pretty socially connected White House.
“We see some great things here at the White House every day, and sharing that stuff with you is one of the best parts of our jobs. That’s why we’re launching a Tumblr. We’ll post things like the best quotes from President Obama, or video of young scientists visiting the White House for the science fair, or photos of adorable moments with Bo. We’ve got some wonky charts, too. Because to us, those are actually kind of exciting. But this is also about you. President Obama is committed to making this the most open and accessible administration in history, and our Tumblr is no exception,” says the White House.
The White House says that we can expect to see behind-the-scenes photos of life from the White House, quotes from the President, and infographics about “important issues.” They also promise GIFs. So, you know: