Obama to hand digital keys to successor

President Barack Obama's White House has aggressively used social media to bypass journalists and appeal unfiltered and unfact-checked to votersThe White House announced plans Monday for the transfer of power, online power that is — in the form of Twitter and other social media accounts with millions of followers. “The handle @POTUS will be made available to the 45th President of the United States on January 20, 2017,” deputy chief digital officer Kori Schulman wrote, fittingly, in a blog post. Obama’s White House has aggressively used social media to bypass journalists and appeal unfiltered and unfact-checked to voters.

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