March 14, 2012
Federal Reserve Board launches its Twitter channel
For immediate release
The Federal Reserve Board on Wednesday launched its official Twitter channel--@federalreserve --with the aim of increasing the accessibility and availability of Federal Reserve Board news.
The Board’s website, www.federalreserve.gov, will remain its primary channel of communication. Selected announcements will be tweeted after they are first posted on the website.
To start, tweets will include items such as press releases, speeches, testimony, reports to the Congress, the Monthly Report on Credit and Liquidity Programs and the Balance Sheet, and the Federal Reserve’s weekly balance sheet (H.4.1). Additionally, the Board will tweet about educational frequently asked questions (FAQs) and Board video links.
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