Sunday, 22 January 2017

Donald Trump Takes Control of @POTUS Twitter Handle


Donald Trump took over weekday because the forty fifth U.S. president and in doing therefore genetic the White House Twitter account from outgoing leader Barack Obama.

In the initial "social media transition" at the White House, Trump became the owner of the Twitter handle @POTUS, that represents the president of the us.

The transition on Twitter got off to a jolty begin, with a picture from Obama's 2009 inauguration in short on the account, before being mounted minutes later.

The White House last year indicated it might fork over to Obama's successor management of the account and alternative social media platforms that were launched throughout Obama's eight-year tenure.

Obama, meanwhile, assumed a replacement Twitter handle @POTUS44, keeping some thirteen.9 million followers and his archived tweets within the shift.

Incoming initial girl Melania Trump took over the @FLOTUS handle and Michelle Obama shifted to @FLOTUS44.


The accounts of each the president and initial girl started with a opportunity with no tweets from their predecessors.

Trump quickly garnered some four.3 million followers for the new Twitter handle within the initial hour. however he continued  tweeting from his recent @realDonaldTrump account, that has over twenty million followers.

"The forgotten men and girls of our country are forgotten not," Trump aforementioned in one in all his tweets weekday. "From this moment on, it's progressing to be #AmericaFirst."

It was not in real time clear however Trump was managing his account or if his workers were tweeting for him.

Some reports aforementioned Trump united to trade his smartphone on for a replacement device with security increased by the key Service. Obama used a tool that lacked several on-line functions thanks to security considerations.