Petty: Trump’s Account Deactivated by Departing Twitter Employee

P-E-T-T-Y! President Donald Trump’s Twitter account was deactivated by a Twitter customer support employee who was on their last day of work. Although the account was only down for a few minutes on Thursday, it is still ridiculous that it ever happened in the first place!

Fox 5 Atlanta reports:

Shortly before 7 p.m. Thursday, social media reports surfaced that the president’s personal account, @RealDonaldTrump, was unavailable, providing the error message that the user “does not exist.” The account was restored by 7:03 p.m.

Twitter took responsibility for the outage. In a tweeted statement, the company said Trump’s account was “inadvertently deactivated due to human error” by one of its employees. The account was unreachable for 11 minutes.

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Right, “human error.” Sounds more like someone was salty that they either lost their job or they were quitting and going out with a bang.

Twitter later said the deactivation “was done by a Twitter customer support employee who did this on the employee’s last day.”

Twitter said, “We are conducting a full internal review.”

Many people do not think that the president should tweet as much as he does, however I disagree. Twitter is a direct line from Trump to the people. At almost any given time, we can go look at exactly what he has to say about current events, bypassing the media bias.

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