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This is the guy who deleted President Trump's Twitter

01 December, 2017, 05:40 | Author: Priscilla Morrison
  • This is the guy who deleted President Trump's Twitter

On the evening of November 2, President Donald Trump's Twitter account was deactivated for 11 minutes, thanks to a rogue Twitter employee, whom many lauded as a hero.

Trump, one of the most prolific and popular political tweeters, with almost 44 million followers, saw his account deactivated for 11 minutes on November 2.

An unnamed friend of Duysak told Buzzfeed that the former Twitter contractor didn't have any apparent interest in politics.

The social media company said it had "implemented safeguards to prevent this from happening again". I didn't do anything on objective.

"I didn't hack anyone". "I didn't do anything that I was not authorized to do".

While Duysak has come forward, his account does not fully explain the troubling incident. "I just want to continue an ordinary life".

'I want to speak to my neighbors.

'It might be that I had a mistake but there are of course, not just one mistake by one human can create this end result'.

Why did he deactivate Trump's account?

Twitter has declined to confirm Duysak as the culprit.




'We won't be able to share all details about our internal investigation or updates to our security measures, but we take this seriously and our teams are on it'.

We were wrong, as it was unveiled that the "error" had in fact been caused by a contractor on his last day. You can search Twitter using the search box below or return to the homepage'.

'Feel like I need to re-evaluate my life choices after reflecting on my reaction to Trump's Twitter, ' joked one correspondant. In September, Twitter said that it allows certain content to remain on the service - even if a tweet otherwise violates its rules - if there is "a legitimate public interest in its availability".

So, sadly, the idea that Twitter has an internal group of people quietly trying to tackle the spread of reckless hate and bile is not one we can entertain anymore.

A short time later, the account page reappeared and seemed to be functioning as normal.

About half an hour earlier, Mr Trump had tweeted a video about his nomination of Jerome Powell to be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve.

And such takedowns are against Twitter's policy, with the social network noting it wants to avoid such incidences in the future.

'We'll all remember where we were during the 10 minutes of peace while Donald Trump's Twitter account was down, ' said another.

Despite what he did to the president's account, Duysak says he admires what Trump has achieved in his career.

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