Catch the British Monarchy on Twitter

imageIt’s a revolution. Everyone wants to join it, so why should Brit’s Royal family be left behind? The Royal Family from the Buckingham Palace has joined Twitter and is all set to roll. Following weeks of testing, the account – @BritishMonarchy has gone live to spread news about the Royal Family events.

Will the Queen be Tweeting herself?

Although the Queen and the Prince of Wales have been informed about the Twitter account, the members of the Royal Family would not be tweeting personally.

News from the Royal Family

It will be used as a news service and not personal voice, providing details of:

  1. Royal engagements
  2. Information about what the Royal Family members are doing

Well… those interested can keep abreast with the latest happenings right here.

The Success of Twitter

Since Twitter’s creation back in in 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Twitter has earned a great deal of notability and popularity worldwide. It is also called the “SMS of the Internet” providing the functionality of sending and receiving short text messages.

As of today, Alexa’s web traffic analysis ranks Twitter as the 26th most popular website worldwide. In February 2009 ranked Twitter as the third most used social network. In March 2009, ranked Twitter as the fastest-growing site in the Member Communities category for February 2009. Twitter had a monthly growth of 1382%, Zimbio of 240%, followed by Facebook with an increase of 228%.

Catch up. Happy tweeting!