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Users forced to follow Donald Trump on Twitter after glitch

The new President was handed control of the @POTUS account when he took the oath of office

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

Hundreds of thousands of people were forced to follow US President Donald Trump on Twitter after a technical glitch, prompting the social networking site to apologise to users. The new President was handed control of the @POTUS account when he took the oath of office at Friday's inauguration. Some users parted ways with @POTUS on the social network once it changed hands from former president Barack Obama to Trump. However, for reasons unexplained, they automatically re-followed the presidential account without their permission. Users who noticed the glitch were ...

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First Published: Sun, January 22 2017. 10:57 IST
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