During a momentary glitch Thursday evening, President Donald Trump's Twitter account disappeared for three minutes.


As with many glitches in social media, the account reappeared quickly, but the possibility turned the internet into a freakout on both sides of the aisle. In one corner of New York, a digital media reporter raced for a tie and a razor ready to run into his newsroom.

While accounts of how long it was offline vary from 70 seconds to three minutes, it was eventually restored. However, it appeared to have significantly fewer followers.

The entire ordeal prompted the internet to mock the situation or dream of a world in which Trump's Twitter account didn't exist.

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