The digital material will all be sent off to the National Archives and Records Administration.This will include Obama’s tweets and his snaps. Those materials will also be preserved in a more readily available form “wherever possible. @POTUS44, will be handled by the National Archives and Records Administration. Similar accounts will be set up for the Obama administration’s Instagram and Facebook posts.
The president’s staff also plans to have much of his social media material ready for download by the time Obama’s term is up, so it’s ready and easy to access for fans and researchers and whoever else wants to take a look.
The White House’s accounts, including @POTUS, will be wiped clean while maintaining their followers. That’ll prevent any jarring difference in message and, that way, each successive president will have a clean digital slate. @POTUS will be made available to the 45th President on January 20, 2017.