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Donald Trump's Twitter Account 'Inadvertently Deactivated' For 11 Minutes

Donald Trump's Twitter Account 'Inadvertently Deactivated' For 11 Minutes

The account was quickly restored. Just before 7PM EST the President's account vanished from Twitter. The employee, whose identity has not been revealed, deactivated his account for a full 11 minutes, that's about an hour in social media time.

Around 10 p.m. EST Twitter's @TwitterGov account tweeted to let everyone know what happened and said they learned it was done by a Twitter employee on his last day and they were conducting "a full internal review" When it was discovered that a Twitter employee made a decision to push the button and delete the president's Twitter account on their last day, Twitter quickly reacted to the news and praised the now-former Twitter employee.

On the last day of work, a Twitter employee deactivated Donald Trump's personal account.

There have been calls to ban Trump from Twitter, a platform the president often uses to issue controversial statements and criticise his adversaries.

President Trump responded to the temporary de-activation of his Twitter account, which occurred on Thursday.

Khloé Kardashian Teases Her Baby Bump in GoT-Themed Halloween Costume
Until then, we would have to wait for Khloe's tummy to get bigger or for anyone of them to confirm the baby news. And, as she gave a closer glimpse of the award-winning getup, fans were quick to notice a hint of baby bump.

In June, Trump tweeted remarks aimed at MSNBC's "Morning Joe" hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski: "I heard poorly rated @Morning_Joe speaks badly of me (don't watch anymore)". Many Twitter users sent out screenshots of the temporarily nonexistent page. But by 1 a.m. EDT, the page reflected the actual number again - 41.7 million.

After investigating the incident, Twitter administration figured out exactly what happened.

"We hold all accounts to the same Rules, and consider a number of factors when assessing whether Tweets violate our Rules", the company wrote in a long tweet thread on its "Policy" account.

Roger Stone, a longtime associate of Trump, was suspended by Twitter on Saturday after lashing out at CNN anchor Don Lemon. The tweet was interpreted by many, including the foreign minister, as a threat of military action against the country.

Trump addressed his account's suspension in a tweet early Friday.


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