Royal baby’s birth news has been the most discussed topics around the globe, in all forms of platform be it print media, TV’s, Internet and also on social media mainly Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) and Twitter.
Men’s don’t care much as per Facebook data
As per the data released by Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), posts and comments mentioning the royal baby breach the 1 million mark, just within an hour of the birth announcement. As expected, majority of the comments and posts originated from the United Kingdom, followed by the United States, Canada, Italy and France.
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) also revealed that the news about the royal baby was most popular among women between the ages of 25 and 34. Women aged between 18 and 24 were next in line followed by women between 35 and 44, men ages 18 to 24 and, finally, women between 45 and 54.
Big brands tweets about the Royal baby
Twitter also released the data, revealing a peak of around 25,300 messages per minute within minutes of the confirmation of royal baby. Several celebrities from all corners of the world shared the news by offering their best wishes.
Apart from the individual users, big brands also shared the news. After the confirmation from the Buckingham Palace that Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to a healthy baby boy, brands like AARP, Nintendo, Domino’s Pizza were quick to comment on the news. Domino’s Pizza commented on the new born prince saying “another great delivery.”
A tweet from Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, read “My thoughts and prayers are with Kate and the whole family on this enormously special day.”
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), baby products maker, tweeted an image of a baby in a bathtub wearing a crown made of shampoo bubbles. The consumer’s goods firm also plans to run an ad in People magazine saying “A parent’s love is the same the world over.”
Coke also tweeted a photo of two toasting Coke bottles, one labeled Wills and other with Kate, reading “Time for a royal celebration.”
Social media officially used for the first time by Royal family
Social media was also used for the first time as an official channel of communication, by the royal family to share information about the royal labor and delivery. Clarence House, which is the residence of the new grandfather Prince Charles and wife Camilla, tweeted all day over the “early stages of labour” of Catherine followed by the news of delivery and family’s reactions.