Twitter Employee Deactivated Trump’s Account On Last Day At Work

Submitted by: fancylad 1 month ago in News & Politics Tech


Side question: What one petty act of revenge would you do on your last day of work if you knew you'd get away with it?

Twitter announced late last night that Trump's account was deactivated for 11 minutes, earlier in the evening not as a result of "human error," as they first reported, but by an unnamed employee on their last day of work. 

"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," the company announced in a statement. The company had initially said Trump’s account was "inadvertently deactivated." 


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Male 4,200
Not sure of the wisdom of that move (the guy prolly has to find another job someplace) and if his name is leaked out, he is gonna have to look for work at a fairly liberal establishment.
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Male 6,630
who cares?
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Male 715
monkwarrior considering Trump does policy announcements and bombast on twitter. A rogue employee could falsely attribute tweets to him that would affect companies snd business. E.g "screw apple not helping fbi, gonna arrest Cook" would hit the companies stock and everyone linked to apple pretty hard. 

Say a misjudged incursion between NATO and non NATO forces could be ramped up in quick time by a response like " thinks it funny B52s on there way" .

Or can of worms that'd open if someone tweeted "going direct FBI did JFK but dont want the files out" or any number of other conspiracy theories. 
Just a few hypotheticals, its unsecure and that can cause mischief.
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Male 6,630
jayme21 like i said, who cares?
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Female 1,265
Well...An office that I had worked at, had a c*nt of an office manager. She was extremely territorial about things. No one in the office could stand her. She always talked down to you like dog crap, and like you were a stupid idiot, and whatever other type of verbal abuse she could come up with..I didn’t quit, however I trolled the hell out of her by hiding her shit..Such as...Her stapler, ink pens and such lol..Just to watch her run around the office foaming at the mouth and yelling “WHERE IS MY STAPLER, WHO TOOK MY F*CKING STAPLER!” because she was so pissed that her stapler was missing... However, she would never bother to look in the drawers near her desk where I hid them. I also hid her pad of post it notes and other totally random items. I loved to watch her face get red with rage over such petty shit LOL...I trolled the shit out of her because she was such a snotty bitch to me and all the other employees in the office...I didn’t quit until many years later though. That woman knew I wouldn’t put up with her shit..Fun times..Fun times..
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Male 8,199
Let's be honest, this could have been horrible.  Imagine had he put "We just launched a strike on Rocket Man"  That could have been catastrophic.  That Twitter account is gold.   Now with that being said Maybe Trump will take a hint? 
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Female 3
a legend.
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Male 5,308
I was working at a large tech company in Helpdesk for six months when the vendor company I worked for hauled us all in for a group meeting. For an hour they yelled at us about our low numbers. I supported three lab buildings so I always met my numbers. What bugged me is they couldn't talk to us themselves they had to hire a guy to do it. After the meeting I walked over to the lab support team that I dealt with and asked if they had an opening. As luck would have it someone had just quit. I sent the following mail on my last day:

Today was my last day. I have really enjoyed working for XXXXXX. Some day I may return, and some day monkeys may fly out of my butt.

My manager was not pleased. I had to send a retraction explaining that I had watched Wayne's World the night before and I was just kidding. I got a bunch of emails about how boring that second email was. All my support managers loved the first one. The weird thing was even as hard as I burned that bridge they were still fine with me showing up to the Christmas party with a coworker. That is my one and only bridge burning. I didn't want any chance of me working back there.
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Male 1,284
Well, it's a small company, only 5 employees, so I would just go to all their workstations and press CTRL-ALT-Down Arrow.

(For anyone who tries this and does not know how to fix it, CTRL-ALT-Up Arrow reverses it)
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Male 3,804
waldo863 Nice one!  I recently hacked my co-workers computer as a joke and set a group policy to reset his background image to this upon restart:

No matter what he did, it always told him to fuck off...
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Male 1,284
kalron27 Better for changing backround:

Step 1:  Take Screenshot of current background
Step 2:  Set Screenshot as current background
Step 3:  Move all actual icons to a folder somewhere
Step 4:  Laugh as they try to click icons that are not actually there.

I've actually done this one to a few of the salesman we've had over the years.  Always great for a laugh.
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Male 3,804
waldo863 Yeah, that worked back in the day, but the co-worker would have recognized it immediately :)  Us IT guys have been doing that for years.  Plus, the "Windows" key\Launch Start Menu put an end to that laughter real quick :(
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Male 1,284
kalron27 Yeah, that's true.  I'm not really an IT guy, but I am the youngest in the office so I am by default.  We are currently in the process of finally getting rid of the last couple XP Machines, so I can still do it to people for a little while longer.  If we hire any new people soon.
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Male 428
My guess is this kid will be charged with something.  I mean, how DARE he put a muzzle on the President?
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Female 4,656
When things weren't so great after my divorce from my 1st husband, I had to take a job at movie gallery to make ends meet.  I ended up with top 5% sales in the company including Canada and this cunt I worked for started giving me 8 whole hours a week to support 2 boys on.  Her kids would come in the store and steal and she didn't care but would blame us.  One time we broke records on sales and were rewarded with gift cards, but she never told us we won and kept 5 $200 cards for herself and her shithole kids.  Once I found this out, I told the other employees and  6 of us walked out on her at once. (we also all wrote letters to the dist. manager explaining why)  

*side note... this was going on at the beginning of the end of video stores so the place was pretty thoroughly looted when we left too.  ;)
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Female 36
This ex-Twitter employee is my new hero
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Male 3,804
This is pretty funny, nice work.  The worse I did was pull a "Mr. Anderson" and gave the middle finger and asked for my exiting papers at my former part-time job.

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