Social Media Obama promises @POTUS tweets are really his The White House Twitter account is run by staffers and @BarackObama is a product of Organizing for Action. @POTUS is a personal account, according to the president’s staff. By Matt WilsonMay 19, 2015 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.