Photo: Tasos Katopodis (Getty Images) For four years, the president’s Twitter feed has served as his worldwide megaphone, a daily litany inciting division and testing the limits of the platform’s misinformation policies. But Donald Trump’s claims of election fraud might soon vanish, or at least appear less frequently, after he’s exited the White House: As soon as Joe Biden is sworn in as president on January 20, Trump will no longer enjoy certain exemptions that Twitter affords to world leaders—exemptions that have allowed the president to cast doubt on the legitimacy of our democratic institutions. This was recently confirmed by a Twitter spokesperson to Forbes , who said the president could in fact be banned from the platform, once he becomes a private citizen, for repeatedly violating the company’s rules. So can you look forward to a Twitter without the second most-followed user on the website? It remains increasingly possible as the inauguration draws closer. What is Twitter’s word leader exemption? Though Big Tech platforms have made repeated promises to stamp out misinformation, hate speech and incendiary rhetoric, the issue has met blowback from prominent conservatives such as Senator Ted Cruz , who’s joined a growing list of public figures alleging censorship. That issue has grown thornier with the president’s Twitter feed, which has often creeped into territory that might have drawn a policy violation if it had come from elsewhere. According to Twitter guidelines outlined last year, all Twitter users are s ubject to the same rules, unless […]