Donald Trump

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, in Beaufort, S.C. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Matt Rourke

At a campaign stop in South Carolina this week, Republican front-runner Donald Trump said that he knows his Twitter tirades will have to end, or at least change, if he's elected in November.

"If you become president it has to be toned down a lot. I fully understand that," he said.

The billionaire business mogul is known for speaking his mind on social media. Besides using it to voice his opinion, he said he'd also possibly use social media to combat problems like the Islamic State, according to the Associated Press.

But as for his reasoning behind his current social media patterns?

"I'm sort of like a modern person," he said.

For a short time, it looked like things were already changing. His Twitter account was filled with messages like these:

But then he tweeted this about Jeb Bush and Lindsey Graham not even a full day later.

And followed it up with this about Bush's appearance.

Then he continued his regular complaints about Fox News, Megyn Kelly and President Obama.

So will Trump really change his tweeting ways? We'll just have to wait and see.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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