Gov. Christie launches 2 new social media accounts

((AP Photo/Curt Hudson))

August 26, 2012 12:33:03 PM PDT
Gov. Christie has launched new Twitter and Tumblr accounts to provide information on his keynote address and his travels surrounding the Republican National Convention.

Besides his @GovChristie twitter account, New Jersey's GOP governor is now also tweeting from @ChristieKeynote and posting pictures and videos to

The new Twitter account and Tumblr account - the latter paid for by the Republican National Committee - both became active Sunday morning.

Among the items posted on the Christie sites are a clip of former New Jersey Gov. Tom Kean Sr. embracing Christie after he became the state's chief executive in 2010 and a photo of Christie's youngest daughter, Bridget, standing behind the podium and teleprompters that were set up at Christie's house so he could practice his keynote speech.