Your Words to President Obama

Today, YouTube sat down with President Obama for an interview featuring questions submitted by users from around the world. In the six days that voting was open, YouTube received 139,632 questions from 193,066 people who cast 1.38 million votes.

The questions were distributed among seven different categories: Education, Health Care, Foreign Policy, Jobs/Economy, Immigration, Energy/Environment, and Other. We took the top voted five thousand questions and divided them up into their respective categories to see what the most commonly used words were in the questions we received. We then created images from those words using Wordle.

We wanted to get an idea of how our users chose to express their concerns and questions to the President of the United States on each of these important issues. Here's what we found:

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Education


Jobs & the Economy


Energy & the Environment


Foreign Policy & National Defense


Immigration


Health Care


Other


Below, you can watch the interview and see which questions made it:

What do you think?

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