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Press Release

Federal Reserve Press Release

Release Date: March 14, 2012

For immediate release

The Federal Reserve Board on Wednesday launched its official Twitter channel--@federalreserve Leaving the Board--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.

For media inquiries, call 202-452-2955

 
Last update: March 14, 2012