Obama to Speak at Facebook

4/6/11

President Barack Obama will participate in a live “town hall” event at Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, CA, on April 20, the company announced today in an event listing on its own site. Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg will host the event, in which Obama will answer questions submitted by Facebook members. The event will be live-streamed from the White House Facebook page at 1:45 pm Pacific time, 4:45 pm Eastern time. According to the event listing, the president “will connect with Americans across the country to discuss the tough choices we must all make in order to put our economy on a more responsible fiscal path, while still investing in areas like innovation that will help our economy grow and make America more competitive.”

Wade Roush is a contributing editor at Xconomy. Follow @

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