Twitter Inc will switch management of the @POTUS account to the Joe Biden administration on January 20, the corporate stated.
The @POTUS account is the official account of the President of the United States and is separate from the @actualDonaldTrump account that President Donald Trump makes use of to tweet.
“Twitter is actively preparing to support the transition of White House institutional Twitter accounts on January 20th, 2021. As we did for the presidential transition in 2017, this process is being done in close consultation with the National Archives and Records,” the corporate confirmed to Reuters on Saturday.
Twitter will additionally hand over other White House institutional accounts, like @FLOTUS, @VP, and @whitehouse, on inauguration day.
The improvement was reported earlier by Politico which added that the handover of the @POTUS deal with requires no sharing of knowledge between the outgoing Trump crew and incoming Biden crew.
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 new administration will use Twitter.
Biden, who has reached the two-week mark since turning into president-elect, is getting ready to take office on January 20, however Trump has refused to concede and is searching for to invalidate or overturn the outcomes by way of lawsuits and recounts in a variety of states, claiming – with out proof – widespread voter fraud.