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US President Joe Biden tweets for first time using Trump’s old account

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US President Joe Biden tweeted Wednesday for the first time since he was inaugurated, but there was a noticeable difference between his @POTUS account and the one used by his predecessor, Donald Trump.

Twitter reset the account to zero followers and chose not to carry over the more than 33 million users that were following account with Trump.

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The Biden team was reportedly disappointed with the move, but hours after Biden was sworn in, his followers quickly grew to more than 1.5 million.

In his first tweet since becoming the 46th president, Biden tweeted that he would get straight to the Oval Office at the White House to deliver “immediate relief for American families.”

Trump was suspended from Twitter following the riots he incited on Jan. 6 at the US Capitol. His account remains suspended.