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    The New Canada Twitter Account Is Endearingly Bad At Twitter

    Their own countrymen troll them.

    The year is 2014. The entire nation of Canada has decided to join Twitter, an online social networking/news platform that allows one to share and engage with 140-character thought bytes.

    Twitter: @Canada

    Heard of it?

    On Wednesday, @Canada announced their arrival by issuing this first attempt at a cheeky tweet (that also came with a banner).

    .@Canada's now on Twitter, eh!

    Fellow Canadians were like:

    @Canada The best you could come up with?

    Seriously @Canada? That's your first tweet? SERIOUSLY?

    Аrpon Basu@ArponBasuFollow

    Seriously @Canada? That's your first tweet? SERIOUSLY?

    11:47 AM - 26 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    While the rest of world instantly trolled.

    (Kinda like real life, tbqh.)

    The Canadian government then took their first crack at a subtweet.

    .@Canada does not apologize for this new Twitter account. #sorrynotsorry

    Canada@CanadaFollow

    .@Canada does not apologize for this new Twitter account. #sorrynotsorry

    2:10 PM - 26 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    ...which had their countrymen meeting their faces to palms.

    @Canada Are you real? How is this real. How did you get a blue check mark when you are not real.

    Meg Ecclestone@mjecclestoneFollow

    @Canada Are you real? How is this real. How did you get a blue check mark when you are not real.

    2:11 PM - 26 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    One American (who full disclosure, used to work at BuzzFeed) super-trolled the account with this tweet, which got nearly 400 RTs:

    won’t stop until this is @canada’s new profile pic

    Erik Malinowski@erikmalFollow

    won’t stop until this is @canada’s new profile pic

    3:02 PM - 26 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    And @Canada actually responded, cringingly unclear if they were even aware they were being trolled.

    Maybe. Let’s see if @rcmpgrcpolice agree cc @TheSimpsons MT @erikmal: won’t stop until this is @Canada’s profile pic

    Canada@CanadaFollow

    Maybe. Let’s see if @rcmpgrcpolice agree cc @TheSimpsons MT @erikmal: won’t stop until this is @Canada’s profile pic

    4:13 PM - 26 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Like if your dad joined Twitter, while the national account is slightly humiliating, the intent is adorably admirable.

    .@Canada: The True North Strong and Free

    Canada@CanadaFollow

    .@Canada: The True North Strong and Free

    4:46 PM - 27 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    O, Canada.

    Fox / Via fyspringfield.com

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