According to a representative from Twitter, President Trump’s Twitter account was “account was inadvertently deactivated due to human error by a Twitter employee”.
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.
— Twitter Government (@TwitterGov) November 3, 2017
President Donald Trump’s Twitter account disappeared for several minutes on Thursday night before returning to normal.
It was not immediately clear why Trump’s Twitter account @realdonaldtrump account disappeared. Throughout his candidacy and the fews month’s he’s served as President, President Trump has used Twitter as his main form of communication. His tweets range from comical reactions to harsh criticism of the news outlets, frequently referring to journalism sites like CNN as “Fake News”. Some of his tweets have attacked individuals, causing some to debate over the POTUS’s 140 character messages to be in violation of the social media platform’s terms of service regarding abuse.
As Twitter users tried to determine the cause of the sudden disappearance, other were prompted to tweet out jokes about Trump possibly being banned from Twitter.figure out what was happening to Trump’s account on Thursday, many piled on in making jokes about the president’s being banned from the platform.