Twitter's Plea To 'Be Sweet When You Tweet' Quickly Flies Off The Rails

Tweeters urged the social network to ban Nazis first.

Twitter made a simple request on Wednesday, but many users of the social network were in no mood to play along.

The exchange started innocently enough when the company sent the following message:

But given Twitter’s ongoing problems dealing with hate speech and threats, many users called them out:

Others used the post as an opportunity to crack some jokes: