Internet reacts to brief disappearance of President Donald Trump's Twitter account

Thursday, November 02, 2017 09:24PM
President Donald Trump disappeared from Twitter on Thursday for less than 10 minutes. But that hasn't stopped people from talking about it.


WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump disappeared from Twitter on Thursday, but not for long. Around 4 p.m. PST, this was the message greeting people who looked for his personal account @realDonaldTrump: "Sorry, that page doesn't exist!"


The account returned shortly after it vanished. You can click here to see it live.

The reason this happened? Well, Twitter first 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."



Then a few hours later they tweeted, "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."



The brief disappearance of the president's Twitter account got the internet buzzing. Here's a roundup of some of the best tweets:

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