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People Bullied This Woman Until She Quit Twitter After She Tweeted At The Police

When pressed, the Metropolitan police said that she probably just realised that social media wasn't for her.

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A woman, Marta Sala Font, heard some noise over her house at 2am, so she tweeted at the Metropolitan police: "Why are u flying over east london at 2am? It's completely unnecessary to b that noisy at this time. I doubt u can see anything!"

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This is a cached version of the tweet as it no longer exists.

In the reply, the MPS Helicopters account included a full stop before their tweet, making it appear in the timeline for their 91,000 followers.

.@ausetana Not sure if searching for a stabbing victim and firearms suspects is unnecessary, but apologies if you were disturbed.

MPS Helicopters@MPSinthesky

.@ausetana Not sure if searching for a stabbing victim and firearms suspects is unnecessary, but apologies if you were disturbed.

2:58 AM - 29 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

So people started to reply. First, she was accused of being ignorant.

@MPSinthesky @ausetana Well let’s hope it’s not your family member or loved one there trying to help

John Mulvey@johnpmulvey

@MPSinthesky @ausetana Well let’s hope it’s not your family member or loved one there trying to help

3:04 AM - 29 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@MPSinthesky @ausetana I love the gall of a keyboard warrior. Just wait til they are burgled, don't make too much noise apprehending suspect

Barry Ferguson @tractorman5720

@MPSinthesky @ausetana I love the gall of a keyboard warrior. Just wait til they are burgled, don't make too much noise apprehending suspect

6:06 AM - 29 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@MPSinthesky @ausetana haven't you heard - criminals don't go to bed at 10pm. Oh & there's night vision & heat seeking technology too.

Deborah@Auntie_Debs

@MPSinthesky @ausetana haven't you heard - criminals don't go to bed at 10pm. Oh & there's night vision & heat seeking technology too.

7:57 AM - 29 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Or drunk.

@ausetana @MPSinthesky what an embarrassing tweet; drunk or trolling for sure. Keep up the great work keeping London safe @MPSinthesky

Flick Kick@Subbuteo42

@ausetana @MPSinthesky what an embarrassing tweet; drunk or trolling for sure. Keep up the great work keeping London safe @MPSinthesky

3:08 AM - 29 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And then the mood changed.

@ausetana @MPSinthesky what a selfish little twat what us your address?

Tom Sinclair@tomsiclair_tom

@ausetana @MPSinthesky what a selfish little twat what us your address?

3:39 AM - 29 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@MPSinthesky @ausetana arrogant and ignorant thing to tweet! I live in Hackney, have done so all my life. I'd guess @ausetana hasn't?

Paul McKinley@McKinky1967

@MPSinthesky @ausetana arrogant and ignorant thing to tweet! I live in Hackney, have done so all my life. I'd guess @ausetana hasn't?

12:14 PM - 29 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@MPSinthesky @ausetana that has to be the dumbest tweet I've ever seen!

julie @lilly09rose

@MPSinthesky @ausetana that has to be the dumbest tweet I've ever seen!

1:17 PM - 29 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@MPSinthesky let's see how many of the 90k disagree with @ausetana funny feeling it will be 89999!! Earplugs available from most good shops!

Wookie B@wookiebown

@MPSinthesky let's see how many of the 90k disagree with @ausetana funny feeling it will be 89999!! Earplugs available from most good shops!

3:09 PM - 29 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And then Marta decided to leave Twitter after two years, probably because of the abuse she got.

Marta Sala Font / Via instagram.com

But this isn't the only time this has happened. Sarah Buckley wrote a sarcastic tweet just before midnight when she heard the helicopters in the sky.

Turn it in, chaps, I've got a presentation to give tomorrow @MPSinthesky #tooting

Sarah Buckley@Sarah_Buckley

Turn it in, chaps, I've got a presentation to give tomorrow @MPSinthesky #tooting

11:51 PM - 06 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The Met's response, again, was public, and generated over 500 retweets. It was also retweeted by six other official police Twitter accounts.

.@Sarah_Buckley sorry to have disturbed you Sarah, I hope the chap with the knife we found hiding wasn't behind your shed. @MPSWandsworth

MPS Helicopters@MPSinthesky

.@Sarah_Buckley sorry to have disturbed you Sarah, I hope the chap with the knife we found hiding wasn't behind your shed. @MPSWandsworth

1:02 AM - 07 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And so the pile-on began.

.@MPSinthesky @Sarah_Buckley @MPSWandsworth hahahaha #OWNED #BOWDOWNBITCHES

Kay@pugnaciousK

.@MPSinthesky @Sarah_Buckley @MPSWandsworth hahahaha #OWNED #BOWDOWNBITCHES

1:06 AM - 07 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@Sarah_Buckley @MPSinthesky Oh dear, your self importance is showing!

MiguelM@Miguelencasa

@Sarah_Buckley @MPSinthesky Oh dear, your self importance is showing!

12:55 PM - 08 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@Sarah_Buckley @MPSinthesky Stupid stuck up cow!! Perhaps when you are in trouble they will ground the whole fleet! IDIOT!!!! #TOFFEENOSED

su @treaklle

@Sarah_Buckley @MPSinthesky Stupid stuck up cow!! Perhaps when you are in trouble they will ground the whole fleet! IDIOT!!!! #TOFFEENOSED

6:51 AM - 08 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

When asked whether the force was acting irresponsibly, the Met said of Marta: "Well, maybe they decided that social media was not for them."

A dry day expected today, wind dying down later, enjoy the sunny spells (shh rain showers tomorrow!) #London

MPS Helicopters@MPSinthesky

A dry day expected today, wind dying down later, enjoy the sunny spells (shh rain showers tomorrow!) #London

12:16 PM - 09 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

H/T to Anya, who compiled this here.

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