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Twitter says a departing employee deactivated Trump's account

The crack detectives at Twitter have already determined which employee was responsible for making President Trump's account disappear on Thursday evening: Someone in the customer support department working his or her last day at the company.

For 11 minutes, much to the shock/confusion/sheer joy of many, Trump's Twitter page did not exist. The page soon reappeared, complete with a new, misspelled tweet, and Twitter Government announced that the account was "inadvertently deactivated due to human error by a Twitter employee."

Later, Twitter Government followed up with some new information: "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." That's one way to make sure your former coworkers — and the entire Twittersphere — never forget you.