The internet world was surprised when the official Twitter account of President Donal Trump disappeared for three minutes.
According to Twitter, it was a human error.
However, after investigation, a former employee removed the account during his last day of service.
Yesterday, the internet world was surprised when President Donald Trump’s official Twitter account (@realdonaldtrump) suddenly disappeared for a total of 11 minutes. Although it was short-lived, the 11-minute disappearance was considered as a breath of fresh air and a moment of silence for some people.
However, instead of just letting it go, the microblogging social media platform opted to investigate the momentary lapse of service. They announced that the outage was because of a “human error.”
Not a Human Error
But it turns out that the “human error” was in fact not an outage on Twitter’s part. The Twitter Government account announced that the disappearance of Trump’s account was because of an employee who works on their customer service. This employee took advantage of his last day of the position and decided to wipe out Trump’s Twitter 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. We are conducting a full internal review. https://t.co/mlarOgiaRF
— Twitter Government (@TwitterGov) November 3, 2017
According to Twitter, the company is already conducting a “full internal review” on how this terrible event was made possible.
There are also people all over the internet who are making their own investigation on what really happened. These netizens were marking the person as the “unnamed hero.” Questions such as “Can we high-five them?” And “What’s their Venom account” became viral.
First Tweet After Restoration
The official Twitter account of the US President has 41.7 million followers and more than 36,000 tweets. It also frequently causes controversy around the world.
The latest incident sparked a debate about the security of Trump’s account. After the restoration of the President’s account, his first tweet was about the Republican Party’s tax cuts plan.