Queen Elizabeth II’s death records over 30 million tweets on Twitter breaking all records

Queen Elizabeth II’s death records over 30 million tweets on Twitter breaking all records

UK: Twitter on Tuesday said that the platform saw a record number of tweets and conversations after the passing away of Queen Elizabeth II on September 8 at the age of 96.

Since the Queen’s passing, there have been over 30.2 million tweets about the Queen, said the company.

The day of the announcement on September 8 was the highest volume of conversation ever seen on the micro-blogging platform.

“On September 8, there were over 11.1 million tweets about the Queen, with @RoyalFamily being the 4th most globally mentioned handle,” said the micro-blogging platform. Twitter Tweet record broken

There were over 1 million Tweets about queues and the #1 hashtag within this conversation was #queueforthequeen.

“The top Retweeted Tweet so far has been The Royal Family’s announcement of the Queen’s death,” said the company.

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II was laid to rest on September 19 at the royal chapel next to her beloved husband Prince Phillip, who predeceased her in 2021. Twitter Tweet record broken

Only members of the British royal family, led by her successor King Charles III, attended the private ceremony.

Elizabeth, who reigned for 70 years, was given the grandest of final farewells.

About Queen Elizabeth II

The Queen ruled for longer than any other Monarch in British history, becoming a much loved and respected figure across the globe. For over 70 years, Her Majesty was a dedicated Head of the Commonwealth, linking more than two billion people worldwide.

When Her Majesty acceded to the throne aged just 25, her life changed overnight from that of a young naval wife and mother to a busy Head of State. She was to become known for her sense of duty and her devotion to a life of service, and was an important figurehead for the UK and the Commonwealth during times of both crisis and celebration.


Travel in the UK and overseas dominated much of Her Majesty’s working life. Before she became Queen, she had said, “There is none of my father’s subjects from the oldest to the youngest whom I do not wish to greet.” During her reign, she visited every realm and every region of the UK, returning to some many times over.

Source: Agencies

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