This is what happened when the UK's Brexit Department joined Twitter

Last week, the British government’s Department For Exiting The European Union (aka Brexit Department) joined Twitter to keep the country's citizens up-to-date with on what’s going on with “overseeing the UK’s negotiations to leave the EU and establishing the future relationship between the UK and the EU”.

A long-winded name for the department, headed by Minister for Brexit David Davis – with an equally awkward twitter handle, its first tweet read:

But since its first tweet on September 1, people have been trolling relentlessly:

Some even went as far as to suggest the lack of updates was a metaphor for the newly-created department:

While others were keen to know what Brexit means:

Although not everyone was in a trolling kind of mood:

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