@Sweden's Official Twitter Account Sparks Controversy

The citizen-fueled Twitter account tests limits of public discourse online after @Sweden is used to tweet remarks about Jewish and gay people.

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  1. Followers of the @Sweden account almost immediately responded to Sonja's tweets. 
  2. Sonja appeared to realize she had waded into a sensitive area. 
  3. These tweets were not the only ones Sonja shared from the @Sweden account that followers found offensive. A few hours earlier, she uploaded a photo-shopped image of what appears to be Freddy Mercury, deceased lead singer of Queen, with the caption, "hungry gay with aids."

  4. What do you think of Sonja's comments? Share your thoughts with #Swedentweets