RT / A Twitter employee deactivated President Donald Trump’s personal account, before it was brought back online 11 minutes later, the social media company said. Twitter said the incident, which occurred around 7:00pm Eastern time, was caused by “human error.”
“We are continuing to investigate and are taking steps to prevent this from happening again,” the company said.
Earlier today @realdonaldtrump ‘s account was inadvertently deactivated due to human error by a Twitter employee. The account was down for 11 minutes, and has since been restored. We are continuing to investigate and are taking steps to prevent this from happening again.
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