The White House has just announced the 1st “Twitter @townhall” with President Obama to take place next week on Wednesday, July 6th. Followers will be able to #AskObama anything about the economy and jobs at askobama.twitter.com. Follow @Townhall to “listen into the conversation.”

Screen shot 2011 06 30 at 11.03.28 AM 520x230 The White House and Obama to hold the first Twitter Townhall

Obama has been quite the tech savvy President these days. We caught his first tweet just 11 days ago from the @BarackObama account. Now Obama has 8.7 million Twitter followers and counting! Check out his stats here on Twitter Counter.