'Here's to the impending collision with reality:' Twitter reacts to #BrexitDay

#BrexitDay - Twitter reacts to the impending triggering of Article 50

Article 50 is to be invoked in a matter of hours

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

On the day Britain formally triggers Article 50, it's no surprise the Twitterati are all over it - flocking to distill their fears, fury and excitement into 140 characters.

While there was plenty of enthusiasm (and not a little gloating) it seems the dominant tone on social media is one of regret, and not a little anger, at Britain's decision to renounce its membership of the European Union.

Check out some of the responses below: