The State of the Union address will be streamed live on the Whitehouse.gov site from 9 pm on the 25th, immediately after which a panel of senior White House officials will answer questions from the public. The panel comprises National Economic Council Deputy Director Brian Deese; presidential assistant for education policy Roberto Rodriguez; director and aide to senior advisor, David Simas and Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications, Ben Rhodes. Questions may be addressed through Twitter (@whitehouse with hashtag #sotu), Facebook (posted on White House wall) or through the web platform on whitehouse.gov
Press Secretary Robert Gibbs will answer questions from Twitter on Wednesday, before he holds his post-State of the Union press briefing.
The President himself will answer people's questions on a live Youtube interview on Thursday, January 27th starting 2:30 p.m. EST (youtube.com/askobama). The same day will also see several online discussions with White House policy experts about issues addressed in the speech through a live roundtable format. Questions for these may also be posted on Facebook on the White House page.