Revealing the man who shut down Donald Trump's Twitter, a Social Media Hero?

News by Grace Johansson

Bahtiyar Duysak, a German citizen who attended Birmingham University suspended Donald Trump's Twitter account for 11 minutes on his final day working at the social network on 2 November, sparking joy among his detractors.

Bahtiyar Duysak, a German citizen who attended Birmingham University, suspended Donald Trump's Twitter account for 11 minutes on his final day working at the social network on 2 November, sparking joy among his detractors.


Duysak admitted to TechCrunch he approved the suspension of Trump's account and said “It was a mistake.” Duysak also said of the mistake: “I had a wild time in America and I was tired”. Afterwards however, Duysak cryptically told Techcrunch “Sometimes everyone makes a mistake and it might be that I did [make] a mistake. But of course, not only one human being can make this sort of mistake”.


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