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Twitter employee deactivates Donald Trump's account on their last day

Trump gestures following an announcement on jobs in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC on November 2, 2017. Photo: PA

The Twitter account of President Donald Trump's was suspended on Thursday, but only for 11 minutes.

The president’s personal @RealDonaldTrump account disappeared around 11pm, with an error message saying the user “does not exist.”

The account quickly reappeared with Twitter taking responsibility for the outage.

In a initial statement by the company said Trump's account was "inadvertently deactivated due to human error" by one of its employees.

"We are continuing to investigate and are taking steps to prevent this from happening again," the statement continued.

The White House has yet to comment on the incident.

Twitter later said the account was deactivated by an employee on their last day at the company.

The president responded to the takedown early on Friday morning, stating that his words must be having an "impact".