You’d expect most companies to take their social media accounts pretty seriously and stick to boring old corporate tweets, but these maverick brands are showing their sassy side.
#1. Virgin Trains were not impressed when Josh called them “basic”.
@joshbythesea I think you look pretty basic Josh…IMO ^MS
— London North Eastern Railway (@LNER) March 30, 2016
#2. And London Overground trains had helpful advice when one guy blamed their service for his lateness.
#3. Tesco Mobile are just about done with bad jokes.
@vlrctqclaudette The awkward moment when you realise your tweet isn't original.
— Tesco Mobile (@tescomobile) October 28, 2013
#4. And they’re definitely not giving out free milkshakes.
@SomCena Hi Sam, you can have a free milkshake when Arsenal win the Champions League, so basically you're never getting one. – Mike
— Tesco (@Tesco) August 3, 2015
— Tesco Mobile (@tescomobile) July 15, 2013
#6. Tesco’s not the only supermarket with sass — spunky Lidl tweeted this when Zayn left One Direction.
— @LidlGB (@LidlGB) March 25, 2015
#7. BBC Three were just about done with everyone’s piss-taking.
— BBC Three (@bbcthree) February 16, 2016
#8. They even took on E4.
@bbcthree Or you can stare at the blank screen that is BBC3 😘😉
— E4 (@E4Tweets) March 27, 2016
#9. The Metropolitan Police refused to apologise for the noise their police helicopters were making.
— NPAS South East Region (@NPASSouthEast) July 7, 2014
#10. Washington Post doesn’t care for your abuse, Tim Sloan.
#11. And Deadspin had just three words for Donald Trump.
@realDonaldTrump Go fuck yourself.
— Deadspin (@Deadspin) January 17, 2013
#12. UK political parties just couldn’t help themselves.
#13. Sega weren’t impressed with this guy’s Twitter handle.
@HotPikachuSex What I wouldn't give to have not read your user name.
— SEGA (@SEGA) December 7, 2011
#14. Taco Bell and Old Spice went public to settle the score.
@OldSpice Is your deodorant made with really old spices?
— Taco Bell (@tacobell) July 9, 2012
#15. And O2 were too busy to follow this guy’s advice.
@grahamcummings7 Maybe later, got tweets to send right now.
— O2 (@O2) July 12, 2012
#16. And after the release of the Apple Watch, Innocent took aim.
— innocent drinks (@innocent) March 21, 2016
#17. Royal Mail couldn’t resist a naughty dig at this would-be complainer.
@IHaveABirthmark Sorry to hear that, when exactly did your mum post them & what service was used?? ;-D
— Royal Mail (@RoyalMail) June 18, 2014
#18. So much sass.
@Sunillin try Tinder.
— Old Spice (@OldSpice) October 31, 2013