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The @POTUS Transition Didn't Go So Smoothly for Twitter
By: The Verge
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When the official presidential Twitter handle changed hands yesterday, a number of users began to notice that they were following the account, even if they hadn’t followed it or had recently unfollowed it.

According to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, when the accounts were transitioned from one to the other, those who followed @POTUS before the inauguration (at noon) ended up following two accounts: @POTUS and @POTUS44.

Dorsey noted that this was because those individuals “were mistakenly set to also follow @POTUS”, while “some people who unfollowed @POTUS in the past were mistakenly marked to now follow @POTUS.”

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