Twitter Inc will switch management of the @POTUS account to the Joe Biden administration on January 20, the corporate mentioned.
The @POTUS account is the official account of the President of the US and is separate from the @realDonaldTrump account that President Donald Trump makes use of to tweet.
“Twitter is actively getting ready to help the transition of White Home institutional Twitter accounts on January 20th, 2021. As we did for the presidential transition in 2017, this course of is being completed in shut session with the Nationwide Archives and Data,” the corporate confirmed to Reuters on Saturday.
Twitter can even hand over different White Home institutional accounts, like @FLOTUS, @VP, and @whitehouse, on inauguration day.
The event was reported earlier by Politico which added that the handover of the @POTUS deal with requires no sharing of knowledge between the outgoing Trump workforce and incoming Biden workforce.
It additionally reported that Twitter will meet transition officers of Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris within the coming months to debate the particulars of how the brand new administration will use Twitter.
Biden, who has reached the two-week mark since changing into president-elect, is getting ready to take workplace on January 20, however Trump has refused to concede and is looking for to invalidate or overturn the outcomes via lawsuits and recounts in a lot of states, claiming – with out proof – widespread voter fraud.