President Donald Trump’s personal Twitter account, @realDonaldTrump, briefly vanished from the internet on Thursday.
Social media users noticed that for a short period of time around 7 p.m. EDT Thursday, the page was inaccessible. Given the president’s frequent use of the platform, confusion began to circulate as to why the account might be deleted.
But it was all an employee error, Twitter said about an hour later. It seems that an employee who was leaving the company deleted the account.
“Through our investigation we have learned that this was done by a Twitter customer support employee who did this on the employee’s last day,” the company explained. “We are conducting a full internal review.” .. see more