WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's Twitter account was deleted for a few hours on Sunday but returned Monday morning.
The US Navy was also roped into the confusion when it inadvertently sent out a tweet with Assange's name in quotes, which was quickly deleted.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange disappeared from Twitter for a while on Sunday.
From somewhere around 8 p.m.
ET on December 24, any attempts to view his Twitter account resulted in an error message saying the page did not exist.
Assange's brief disappearance from the social media platform attracted attention.