Tweet from Irish Starbucks draws ire from Irish

A corporate Starbucks Twitter account mistakenly indicated that Ireland was part of Great Britain, drawing ire from the Emerald Isle. A handful of responses to the corporate account.

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  1. The tweet that started it all:
  2. From there, the floodgates were open.
  3. Some were clearly angry.
  4. Some were a bit sarcastic.
  5. And a few employed the "fake retweet" method.
  6. @StarbucksIE barely has 2,000 followers; @StarbucksUK is doing considerably better with more than 100,000. Still, this probably isn't the kind of publicity either would want.
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