@BritishMonarchy: The Queen sends her first tweet
“It is a pleasure to open the Information Age exhibition today at the @sciencemuseum and I hope people will enjoy visiting. Elizabeth R,” the 88-year-old monarch tweeted at the opening of a new gallery at London’s Science Museum.
The message, sent at 10.35 GMT (11.35 a.m. BST) , had already been re-tweeted more than 4,000 times less than 45 minutes later.
The queen’s official Twitter account @BritishMonarchy, which is run by royal aides, has issued almost 19,000 messages since its inception in 2009 and has some 725,000 followers- Reuters
It is a pleasure to open the Information Age exhibition today at the @ScienceMuseum and I hope people will enjoy visiting. Elizabeth R.
— BritishMonarchy (@BritishMonarchy) October 24, 2014
— Science Museum (@sciencemuseum) October 24, 2014