November 21, 2020

Twitter to hand @POTUS account to Biden on inauguration day

Washington (AFP) – Twitter will hand control of the presidential @POTUS account to Joe Biden when he is sworn in on inauguration day, even if President Donald Trump has not conceded his election loss, US media reported Friday.The social media giant is “actively preparing to support the transition of White House institutional Twitter accounts on January 20th, 2021,” Twitter spokesperson Nick Pacilio told Politico in an email.The process is being done in consultation with the National Archives, as it was in 2017, he said.The handover will see all existing tweets on @POTUS, as well as @FLOTUS, @V…


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