Twitter Employee Shuts Down President Donald Trump Account During Last Day Of Work

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There's so many things you can do during your last day on the job, but if you work for Twitter, you go big and then go home! Departing employee decided to deactivate U.S President Donald Trump account and Internet community is not mad about it. Getty Images

Some people suggests that if you've quit your job, during your last day of work, no matter what the circumstances are, you don't burn any bridges, but instead you should leave with grace and class. And even though this sounds like a proper thing to do, some others rather go big before going home.

During 11 minutes President Donald Trump Twitter account was deactivated by a departing employee of the company. According to Twitter it was a human error, but then they revealed it was done by worker on final day in job . During the brief period of time anyone going to the @realDonaldTrump Twitter page would read the message “Sorry, that page doesn’t exist!”

“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,” the company said in a statement.

"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. We have implemented safeguards to prevent this from happening again. 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," they added.

Of course Trump tweeted about the incident writing that: "My Twitter account was taken down for 11 minutes by a rogue employee. I guess the word must finally be getting out-and having an impact."

The San Francisco-based company only suspends accounts if they promote abusive or sexual behavior, if is hacked, fake or a spam. But some users still wants that Twitter suspends Trump’s account: 

Twitter refuses to share the name of former employee or how that employee got access to the president's account, but according to BuzzFeed​, “a lot” of employees at Twitter can suspend a user’s account, but only hundreds have the power to deactivate one. 

"Online behavior continues to evolve and change, and at Twitter, we have to ensure those changes are reflected in our rules in a way that’s easy to adhere to and understand. Today, we're publishing a new version of the Twitter Rules to clarify our policies and how we enforce them," informed the company in a statement.

"On November 22, we will share another version of our rules, which will include new policies around violent groups, hateful imagery, and abusive usernames. We are constantly evaluating our rules and iterating to make them clearer. As always, we appreciate your feedback, and we are looking forward to continuing working to make Twitter safer, together," they added.

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Shirley Gomez has been exposed to many aspects of the art world. Besides being a Fashion Journalist, she studied Fashion Styling and Fashion Styling for Men at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, Interior Design at UNIBE and Fashion Design at ITSMJ Fashion School in the Dominican Republic. She worked as a Fashion Journalist, Fashion Stylist and Social Media Manager at one of the most recognized magazines in the Dominican Republic, Oh! Magazine, as an occasional Entertainment Journalist, of the prestigious newspaper “Listín Diario”, as well as a fashion collaborator of a radio show aired in 100.9 FM SuperQ. When Shirley is not writing you can find her listening Demi Lovato or Beyonce's songs, decorating her apartment or watching Family Feud.

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