PARIS – Over six million individuals tweeted on Prince Harry‘s marriage to Meghan Markle, in excess of three times the number amid his more seasoned sibling’s wedding, online networking observing firm Visibrain said Sunday.
Between 2200 GMT Friday and 2300 GMT Saturday, 6,604,498 tweets were posted worldwide on the illustrious pre-marriage ceremony, of which 5.2 million bore the hashtag #RoyalWedding, the French firm said.
That contrasted and 1,821,669 tweets over a comparative time span for Prince William when he wedded Kate Middleton back on April 29, 2011 when Twitter, established in 2006, was in its relative earliest stages.
The most grabbed post was by Lucy Sempey and was retweeted almost 105,000 times. It was a photo of Markle outside Buckingham Palace as a high schooler with the message: “One day you’re 15 and posturing outside Buckingham royal residence and after 22 years you’re wedding the Prince. Incredible.”