What’s happening today: Facebook awesomeness and Twitter town hall

The social network plans to unveil something today, and President Obama takes part in a webcast in which questions are submitted via Twitter.

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OK, he didn’t exactly say that. What he did is promise “something awesome” next week. The day of awesomeness has arrived. Facebook is holding a press conference at its Palo Alto headquarters at 1 p.m. ET. No details on what the company plans to announce, though many are speculating it will be a video-chat feature.

Then, at 2 p.m. ET, the White House is holding a town hall webcast focusing on the economy and jobs. Reuters reports:

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