Joe Biden will likely be handed the keys to the POTUS Twitter account on Inauguration Day
President-elect Joe Biden will likely be given the login for the “POTUS” (aka President of the USA) Twitter account the day he is sworn into workplace, the social media web site stated Friday. The handover will happen even when present President Donald Trump continues refusing to concede, in accordance with a Friday report from Politico.
“Twitter is actively getting ready to help the transition of White Home institutional Twitter accounts on January twentieth, 2021,” Twitter instructed CNET in an emailed assertion. “As we did for the presidential transition in 2017, this course of is being accomplished in shut session with the Nationwide Archives and Data Administration.”
Although the changeover might not change the present president’s tweeting preparations — he is at all times caught to his private deal with @realDonaldTrump —, or danger having any rule-breaking tweets of his eliminated by Twitter. That is as a result of as soon as Trump is now not president, his tweets will not be granted the “public curiosity” exceptions the social community has for presidency leaders.
This coverage solely “applies to present world leaders and candidates for workplace, and never non-public residents after they now not maintain these positions,” a Twitter spokesperson stated earlier in November.