07/09/2015 04:07 EDT | Updated 07/09/2016 05:59 EDT

STM Opus recharger quickly becomes target of social media mockery

The STM's seemingly dated Opus card recharger, which cost $16 and requires the installation of a card reader device, may be a small step up from the current system. But users were quick to tell the STM they're still not with the times. 

The tongue-in-cheek hashtag #InnoverCommeLaSTM (InnovateLikeTheSTM) quickly picked up steam not long after the transit authority unveiled its new technology at a news conference this morning. 

Check out some of the best tweets from this afternoon: