Fact No. 6:
The Federal Reserve gets social: It began holding press conferences in April 2011 and also maintains a YouTube channel, Twitter account and iPad app.
Sources: The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, U.S. News & World Report, FDIC.gov, Bloomberg Businessweek, Yahoo! and Babson College Finance Professor John C. Edmunds, CNBC, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Sverigas Riksbank.