The ‘inappropriate’ quip triggered a flurry of angry responses from followers
But the supermarket giant has found itself at the centre of an internet storm after a tweet posted on its Twitter feed informed shoppers yesterday that its staff were off to ‘hit the hay’.
The ill-judged quip triggered a bombardment of angry responses from followers who didn’t find the damaging revelations quite so amusing.
Supermarket bosses were quick to backtrack, desperately apologising to offended clients, saying that the tweet had been ‘scheduled’ before the scandal broke – two days earlier.
But that only stoked the anger further, triggering questions as to why the tweet was not pulled before being sent.
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