Queen Elizabeth II – Now on Instagram

Written by on March 7, 2019

It is time for all the worlds Influencers to get worried, as Instagram has gotten a new Queen. Queen Elizabeth II is now officially on Instagram, after posting her first story ever. 

The Queen has never been one to directly reach out to anyone through social media, but if everyone else in the royal family can deviate from the royal protocol, why should she be any different? With that she went ahead, posting her very first Instagram-post:

Today, as I visit the Science Museum, I was interested to discover a letter from the Royal Archives, written in 1843 to my great-great-grandfather Prince Albert. Charles Babbage, credited as the world’s first computer pioneer, designed the Difference Engine, of which Prince Albert had the opportunity to see a prototype in July 1843. In the letter, Babbage told Queen Victoria and Prince Albert about his invention the Analytical Engine, upon which the first computer programmes were created by Ada Lovelace, a daughter of Lord Byron. 

Today, I had the pleasure of learning about children’s computer coding initiatives and it seems fitting to me that I publish this Instagram post, at the Science Museum which has long championed technology, innovation and inspired the next generation of inventors.

New exhibition

Queen Elizabeth (92) visited the Kensington museum to announce a new exhibition, called Top Secret: From Ciphers to Cyber Security, which explores Britain’s use of technology in national security “with world-changing consequences over the last 100 years,” according to the museum.

After doing her royal duties, as expected from a Queen, she decided to become the Queen of Instagram as well.

Welcome to Instagram, your Majesty!


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