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People Are A Little Freaked Out By The Home Office’s New Twitter Strategy

How not to use hashtags.

1. Over the past 24 hours, the Home Office have started using their official Twitter to fire out updates like this.

3. Something about that tone. It feels a little…

4. Maybe just a touch…

5. And makes you feel a little like…

6. This hasn’t gone unnoticed by Twitter.

Good lord, that @ukhomeoffice feed requires a punch in the face.

— Mumbler3 (@Justin Lewis)

Justin Lewis

@Mumbler3

Good lord, that @ukhomeoffice feed requires a punch in the face.

Hey @ukhomeoffice why not make your tweet-a-long-a-stormtroop gallery of brown folk thrown in vans even more dystopian by using cattleprods?

— charltonbrooker (@Charlie Brooker)

Charlie Brooker

@charltonbrooker

Hey @ukhomeoffice why not make your tweet-a-long-a-stormtroop gallery of brown folk thrown in vans even more dystopian by using cattleprods?

I'm enjoying @ukhomeoffice's tweeting of the preliminary rounds of the UK Hunger Games.

— davidschneider (@David Schneider)

David Schneider

@davidschneider

I’m enjoying @ukhomeoffice’s tweeting of the preliminary rounds of the UK Hunger Games.

10. But, naturally, it has led to some good jokes and parodies.

I think this is who's looking after the @ukhomeoffice twitter feed

— jonronson (@jonronson)

jonronson

@jonronson

I think this is who’s looking after the @ukhomeoffice twitter feed

SEXUALLY EXPLICIT: Daily Mail readers complain of ‘involuntarily erections’ after reading @ukhomeoffice’s timeline of immigrant arrests.

— DMReporter (@The DM Reporter)

The DM Reporter

@DMReporter

SEXUALLY EXPLICIT: Daily Mail readers complain of ‘involuntarily erections’ after reading @ukhomeoffice’s timeline of immigrant arrests.

Breakfast time at @ukhomeoffice

— RogerQuimbly (@Mr Roger Quimbly)

Mr Roger Quimbly

@RogerQuimbly

Breakfast time at @ukhomeoffice

Here's a picture from @ukhomeoffice of police arresting two people who have outstayed their welcome in the UK

— Rusalkie (@Salka)

Salka

@Rusalkie

Here’s a picture from @ukhomeoffice of police arresting two people who have outstayed their welcome in the UK

RT @thehomeoffice The sky looks a bit dark today. Hope it’s got its papers with it. #immigrationoffenders

— PaulLomax (@Paul Lomax)

Paul Lomax

@PaulLomax

RT @thehomeoffice The sky looks a bit dark today. Hope it’s got its papers with it. #immigrationoffenders

17. The #immigrationoffenders tweets stopped late last night. After this reaction, we suspect they won’t be back today.

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