Shimon Peres portrait 370.
(photo credit: REUTERS)
President Shimon Peres is expected to launch a new application on his Facebook
The app, called “You Ask, President Peres Answers,” calls
for questions from all over the world, with the top questions being personally
answered by the president himself in writing and through video
The new project is aimed at creating a direct link between
Peres and people all over the world who are interested in the State of Israel, a
statement issued by a spokeswoman for the president said.
his Facebook page in March 2012 from Mark Zuckerberg’s personal computer in
Silicon Valley, alongside the Facebook founder. Since then, he has maintained an
active online presence through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube in the
project known as “Peres 360” which aims to create transparency and accessibility
to the president through social media.
This is not the president’s first
foray into social media.
His previous efforts include a “one-on-one”
conversation application, a voter turn-out project for Israel’s elections, live
video streaming and the “Be My Friend For Peace” launch video.