Joe Biden already has the POTUS account and this is his first tweet | Digital Trends Spanish
This January 20, the long-awaited presidential transition also took place on Twitter, and the account @POTUS Now it belongs to Joe Biden.
The new president of the United States has already made his first tweet official and everything that Donald Trump had written was archived.
Folks – This will be the account for my official duties as President. At 12:01 PM on January 20th, it will become @POTUS. Until then, I & # 39; ll be using @JoeBiden. And while you & # 39; re here, follow @FLOTUSBiden @SenKamalaHarris @SecondGentleman and @ Transition46.
& mdash; President Biden (@POTUS) January 15, 2021
In this way, and waiting for other social networks to gradually make the content transition, Biden and the vice president Kamala harris They already have their users enabled on the platform created by Jack Dorsey and who gave so much prominence to the outgoing president.
In the case of the account of the White House, this had already started with a transition period where valuable information about the change of command was shown.
What about everything Donald Trump posted on POTUS?
Meanwhile, everything that Donald Trump published in the POTUS account will now remain in another user created especially to keep his sayings, as happened with Barack Obama.
So he clarified Twitter a few days ago in a statement:
“First, Twitter will transfer current institutional accounts to the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), where tweets and account history will remain publicly available and account usernames will be updated to reflect their on-file status. For example, the Trump administration’s @POTUS account will be publicly filed as @ POTUS45, just as the Obama administration’s account was filed as @ POTUS44, “the social network said.
The platform also commented that “once this filing process is complete, Twitter will transfer the institutional accounts to Biden’s management for ownership, along with a new account: @SecondGentleman.”