The White House, President Joe Biden and his presidential campaign are launching accounts on Threads, the Meta rival to Elon Musk’s embattled X/Twitter.
First Lady Jill Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff also are launching Threads accounts, along with LaCasaBlanca.
Threads also will see the @joebiden and @kamalaharris campaign accounts. The launch on Threads has been in the works for several weeks, and there are no plans to change the administration’s usage of X/Twitter, according to a source familiar with the decision.
The launch on Threads was a decision made based on its usage, the source said. But the announcement comes after the White House condemned Musk’s amplification and endorsement of an anti-semitic post last week.Read more on deadline.com