Twitter Inc will switch management of the @POTUS account to the Joe Biden administration on 20 January, the corporate stated.
The @POTUS account is the official account of the President of the USA and is separate from the @realDonaldTrump account that President Donald Trump makes use of to tweet.
“Twitter is actively making ready to assist the transition of White Home institutional Twitter accounts on January twentieth, 2021. As we did for the presidential transition in 2017, this course of is being finished in shut session with the Nationwide Archives and Data,” the corporate confirmed to Reuters on Saturday.
Twitter may also 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 group and incoming Biden group.
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 turning into president-elect, is making ready to take workplace on Jan. 20, however Trump has refused to concede and is in search of to invalidate or overturn the outcomes by lawsuits and recounts in various states, claiming – with out proof – widespread voter fraud.