Twitter CEO Temporarily Suspended From Twitter

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For a short time on Tuesday evening, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey had his account, @Jack, suspended from the platform he runs and co-founded. If you tried to access his feed, you were greeted with a popup reading “Error: The account you are trying to view has been suspended.”

About 15 minutes after people – tech journalists trapped on trains home for Thanksgiving – on Twitter began calling attention to Dorsey’s mysterious suspension, the account came back online. First, it seemed Dorsey had unfollowed everyone of the roughly 2,500 people he follows and had lost millions of followers. Minutes later, his account had been restored in full. It’s unclear what caused the suspension, but Select All has reached out to Twitter and will update this post if we hear back. Curious to see if Twitter’s policy of refusing comment on individual accounts still holds water when the individual account in question is the guy steering the ship. Until then, this is as good a time as any to remind you to change your passwords to something other than “Twitter4Ever” or “JacksPassword.”