One year ago today, July 6, 2011, President Obama participated in the first-ever Twitter Town Hall held at the White House. The event, which was moderated by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, was an opportunity for people across the Twitterverse to send questions directly to the President on topics that were important to them -- including health care, the economy, education, and even space exploration.

Watch as President Obama becomes the first President to "live tweet" from the East Room of the White House:

 You can see the full list of questions President Obama answered during the event here.

The White House uses Twitter to share breaking news, provide updates and engage with Americans across the country. Join the 2.95 million @whitehouse followers, and be sure to check out all of our official accounts below:

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