Twitter will automatically transfer the official @POTUS presidential handle to President-elect Joe Biden on Inauguration Day, even if President Donald Trump refuses to concede the election. Other official accounts like @whitehouse, @VP and @FLOTUS will also transfer to the new administration.

"Twitter is actively preparing to support the transition of White House institutional Twitter accounts on January 20th, 2021. As we did for the presidential transition in 2017, this process is being done in close consultation with the National Archives and Records Administration," a spokesperson for Twitter told CBS News.

As with the previous transfer of Twitter handles from President Barack Obama to Mr. Trump, existing tweets on those accounts will be archived and the accounts will be reset to zero tweets for the incoming administration on Inauguration Day.

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