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The deactivation Thursday sparked deep and troubling questions about who has access to the president’s personal account, @realDonaldTrump, and the power that access holds. The deactivation also came at a time when the social network is under scrutiny for the role it played in spreading Russian propaganda during the 2016 presidential election.
Then, at 8:05 p. m.
Early Friday, Trump blamed a rogue employee for pulling the plug. But there has not been a case where an employee has acted to take down the account of a well-known person seemingly on their own.
A spokeswoman from Twitter said no new information about the investigation would be released Thursday night. It was still unclear who the employee was, how that employee got access to the president’s account and whether any security breaches led to the subsequent deactivation. But far fewer only hundreds have the power to deactivate one. He has tweeted more than 36,000 times and has 41. 7 million followers. His use of the social media platform is no trivial matter. S. Naval War College is worried U. S. enemies could be using Trump’s tweets to build a psychological profile of the president.
Recent @realDonaldTrump tweets about North Korea heightened tensions between the two countries, with Trump threatening that they wont be around much longer! and that only one thing will work! In the past, officials in Pyongyang have responded to Trumps tweets as declarations of war.