Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Saturday apologized on Saturday for accidentally making people follow @POTUS account that now belongs to President Donald Trump.
Mashable reports that many Twitter users who had unfollowed @POTUS before Trump’s inauguration day were automatically made to follow the account after Friday. Here is a complete explanation given by Dorsey on Twitter:
Two issues were reported during the day which we spent the night confirming and have now corrected:— jack (@jack) January 21, 2017
We believe this affected about 560,000 people. This was a mistake, it wasn’t right, we own it, and we apologize. No excuses.— jack (@jack) January 21, 2017
We believe we’ve corrected all accounts to reflect your follow/unfollow intent. We’re sorry for the mistakes made here, and thank you all.— jack (@jack) January 21, 2017
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