‘Office Hours’ Give @WhiteHouse a Boost

Over the past week, the White House has been gaining an average of 3,100 Twitter followers per day, an increase of 37%, thanks to the daily online ‘Office Hours’ chats with senior economic officials.

Additionally, @WhiteHouse is averaging more than 5,000 Twitter mentions a day, up from just 900 per day in the two months before the chats started.

According to the website, thousands of tweets using the hashtag #WHChat generated over 33 million impressions reaching an audience of nearly 10 million followers as of Friday, the White House said.

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