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Telstra Just Tweeted About The Moon Landing...But They Got The Date Wrong

Which is kind of important, yeh?

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Earlier today, Australian telephone company Telstra tweeted out this message to its followers. They were quick to react.

@Telstra Wrong date entirely? Better delete this before it goes Viral.

Spectre@IamSpectre01

@Telstra Wrong date entirely? Better delete this before it goes Viral.

1:48 PM - 16 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The tweet was quickly deleted and replaced with this:

#OnThisDay in 1969, Apollo 11 embarked on their mission to the moon & we helped broadcast it! http://t.co/rEPl4F1z7s

Telstra @Telstra

#OnThisDay in 1969, Apollo 11 embarked on their mission to the moon & we helped broadcast it! http://t.co/rEPl4F1z7s

1:55 PM - 16 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Some people spotted it...

@Telstra Good pulldown and edit. I would of just waited till Landing day, but this is better.

Spectre@IamSpectre01

@Telstra Good pulldown and edit. I would of just waited till Landing day, but this is better.

1:56 PM - 16 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Whilst Telstra tried their best to own up to it.

@IamSpectre01 I have ninja editing skills thankfully #ThatAwkwardMoment - Jamie

Telstra @Telstra

@IamSpectre01 I have ninja editing skills thankfully #ThatAwkwardMoment - Jamie

2:14 PM - 16 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The whole thing was just, well, pretty awkward.

H/T to this Reddit thread.