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President Biden is now posting into the fediverse

A screenshot of President Biden’s account, as viewed from a Mastodon instance on the web.
The president’s account can now be found on platforms like Mastodon. | Screenshot: Wes Davis / The Verge

The official US president Threads account, currently helmed by President Joe Biden, has begun using Meta’s ActivityPub integration, making Biden the first sitting US president to post on the decentralized networking protocol. If you want to follow the President’s posts, but don’t want to leave Mastodon, you can follow @potus@threads.net.

The account turning on fediverse posting comes only a couple of weeks after Threads rolled out its beta ActivityPub integration for users in the US, Canada, and Japan.

Here’s the account as viewed from the official Mastodon client:

Screenshot: Wes Davis / The Verge

The Presidential Threads account, as viewed on Mastodon.

Biden may not be able to see replies and follows as they…

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