Twitter will transfer the @POTUS account to President-elect Joe Biden when he’s sworn in on Inauguration Day, the company told Politico. Twitter will transfer the account to Biden even if President Donald Trump has not conceded — which he nevertheless has not carried out, despite the election greatly staying identified as for Biden previously this thirty day period.
“Twitter is actively making ready to assistance the transition of White Household institutional Twitter accounts on January 20th, 2021,” a Twitter spokesperson claimed in a statement to The Verge. “As we did for the presidential changeover in 2017, this process is becoming accomplished in near consultation with the Countrywide Archives and Data Administration.”
Other presidential accounts, which includes @whitehouse, @VP, and @FLOTUS, will be moved over as effectively, Politico reports. The present material on all of the accounts will be archived prior to the transfer (here’s Barack Obama’s @POTUS archive