It appears that the new administration in Washington is keen to get the message over that it will embracing the new media technology.
This announcement appeared on the White House website as the swearing in was in progress
One of the first changes is the White House's new website, which will serve as a place for the President and his administration to connect with the rest of the nation and the world.adding that
This site will feature timely and in-depth content meant to keep everyone up-to-date and educated. Check out the briefing room, keep tabs on the blog (RSS feed) and take a moment to sign up for e-mail updates from the President and his administration so you can be sure to know about major announcements and decisions.
Good spot-Daniel Bennett