Will Twitter ever be the identical with out Trump’s tweets? (Image: Getty)
The capitalised, erratic rants of the Trump period have perpetually modified the political panorama of Twitter.
However whether or not Donald Trump concedes dropping the election or not or not, Twitter will hand over the official @POTUS account to President-elect Joe Biden when he’s sworn in on Inauguration Day.
A spokesman for the social media firm stated: ‘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 executed in shut session with the Nationwide Archives and Data Administration.’
All present tweets on these official accounts will probably be archived and Twitter will reset the accounts to zero tweets on the day Joe Biden enters the White Home.
Data is not going to be shared between the Trump group and the incoming Biden administration throughout the handover, Twitter added.
The @POTUS Twitter account will probably be transferred to Joe Biden when he’s sworn in as president in January (Image: Jim Watson/AFP by way of Getty Photos)
Within the 2016 elections when President Barack Obama handed over the account to Trump, the process was the identical. Obama’s @POTUS archive will be discovered here.
Trump will proceed to regulate his private account, @realDonaldTrump, after Biden’s inauguration subsequent January.
Because the November elections, a variety of Trump’s tweets have been flagged by Twitter as ‘deceptive’ and ‘disputed’ as he continues to make claims concerning the election being stolen.
After Biden turns into president, Trump’s private account will lose the ‘world chief’ particular exemption — that means his tweets will probably be topic to the identical guidelines as most customers on the platform.
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