Shortly prior to Obama's inauguration the official White House website was updated with a new layout and new features. Already seen has been the new administration implement Change.gov which was widely met with satisfaction amongst users. With its launch it brought a new type of interconnectedness between government and citizen.
The new Whitehouse.gov resembles Change.gov in that it holds a wealth of various information and displays it in an easily accessible format. It takes the place of Change.gov and will be the new platform in which the Obama administration hopes to provide further involvement of citizens and government.
The site contains information on the plans for several initiatives and topic, as well as information regarding American politics in general. It is a welcome change to the White House main page, in both functionality and appearance.