Guinness Ireland’s Twitter account is a bit odd.
They want to restrict their followers to people over the age of 18!
Guinness Ireland's Twitter account trying to impose age restrictions
Of course I’m not “following” their account, but I can still see all their content!
And here’s the screenshot to prove it:
Guinness Ireland's "over 18 only" twitter account
I think the word I’m looking for is “fail”
They’ve posted a “clarification” of what they’re “trying” to do:
You won’t be blocked as such.You’ll be removed from our followers & you’ll need to verify age before u can follow us again
Seemingly this is similar to the laughable “age restrictions” that alcohol companies put on their websites.
It’s kind of sad really that they’d even try to do this on a social media network. So you can add alcohol companies to the list of those that simply don’t “get” the web..