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President Barack Obama to join Google Plus live video chat

January 23, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
Just in time for the State of the Union address, the White House has set up an account on Google Plus.

Google announced that President Barack Obama will participate in a 45-minute live video chat room known as a "Hangout." The chat will take place Monday afternoon, on Jan. 30.

After Obama's speech you'll be able to post questions on the page. The move is part of an active social media campaign by the Obama administration.

Google Plus will solicit questions over YouTube, and users will then vote on their favorites. The president will answer some video questions, and will also chat directly with a group of the questioners.

There has been a separate Obama campaign page since November. Obama's speaks to Congress and the nation on Tuesday.

You'll be able to watch the president's State of the Union live on ABC7 at 6 p.m. It will also stream live on abc7.com.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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