Donald Trump's account shutdown: Twitter adopts 'safeguards' to ward off any repeat

04 November 2017, 08:01 AM
Donald Trump's Twitter account shutdown: Twitter adopts 'safeguards' to ward off any repeat
Donald Trump's Twitter account shutdown: Twitter adopts 'safeguards' to ward off any repeat

Twitter has announced the implementation of "safeguards" on Friday, the decision came in response to the rogue shutdown of President Donald Trump's account.

Afte acknowledging the deliberate deactivation of Trump's Twitter account by a departing employee, the company said, "We have implemented safeguards to prevent this from happening again".

On the attack on Trump's favored means of communication, Twitter said, "we take this seriously and our teams are on it."

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The move by the employee, who has not been named, broght down president’s @realdonaldtrump account for 11 minutes.

(With inputs from PTI)

First Published: Saturday, November 04, 2017 07:50 AM

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