Reports of a glitch around Trump’s Twitter account @POTUS are not true

The people are revolting. Donald Trump took the oath of office Friday and in part with that transition he has taken over the @POTUS account. 

Without any doing of your own, Twitter has made it so that if you followed @POTUS under Obama you're automatically following his now archived account at @POTUS44 in addition to the @POTUS account under Trump. That shouldn't come at a surprise — if you read Mashable or The White House's official blog earlier this week.

But if you weren't prepping for the Twitter transition, you might have been a little put off seeing tweets from Trump as @POTUS in the timeline. Even more off-putting, Twitter users are reporting that even if they weren't following the account, Twitter has made it so.  Read more...

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Reports of a glitch around Trump’s Twitter account @POTUS are not true

The people are revolting. Donald Trump took the oath of office Friday and in part with that transition he has taken over the @POTUS account. 

Without any doing of your own, Twitter has made it so that if you followed @POTUS under Obama you're automatically following his now archived account at @POTUS44 in addition to the @POTUS account under Trump. That shouldn't come at a surprise — if you read Mashable or The White House's official blog earlier this week.

But if you weren't prepping for the Twitter transition, you might have been a little put off seeing tweets from Trump as @POTUS in the timeline. Even more off-putting, Twitter users are reporting that even if they weren't following the account, Twitter has made it so.  Read more...

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A Twitter glitch autofollowed some users to Trump’s @POTUS by mistake

 A number of Twitter users tonight are claiming their accounts have somehow automatically followed the Twitter accounts, @POTUS, @FLOTUS and @VP – now in the hands of the Trump administration – even though they had never followed the White House accounts, had unfollowed these accounts before the transition, or had the accounts blocked. This appears to be a glitch related to… Read More

Twitter just can’t let go of Vine, launches an online archive

 Twitter just can’t seem to let go of Vine. The company announced last fall it would close the video-sharing community site and its accompanying mobile applications, which it then did just days ago. But it has also taken several steps to ensure that the content created in Vine would not be lost, by offering tools to export videos, both online and in its app. Today, in another move to… Read More