What happened at 12:01pm yesterday?

The first blog post appeared at the White House blog on the Obama administration’s www.whitehouse.gov.


I wonder who drew the short straw and had to stay back in the office to throw the huge lever that changed the websites?

A quick change from the Bush to the Obama website

A quick change from the Bush to the Obama website


January 26, 2009 | 6:14 AM

Interesting. Communications with the Obama administration is going to be so modern and different. Loved how Primrose Schools and a company called VoiceQuilt captured audio messages from constituents nationwide in order to bring attention to education reform. They even sent a VoiceQuilt to Obama! Much better than the tired grasstop/grassroots letters sent to elected officials. http://www.voicequilt.com/aboutus/a_20090105_primrose.php

Obamamania « Steffen’s blog
January 21, 2009 | 8:51 PM

[...] a reference to the web (in particular when the blogger in question works in online communications). As reported on Public Affairs 2.0, the first post on the new White House blog appeared at 12.01 last night! The implicit message [...]

Julien Frisch
January 21, 2009 | 10:21 AM

And imagine if this person had got a phone call just at 12:00:59 and then publishes the post at 12:02:01 - this could have become the first catastrophe of Obama's presidential term... ;-)