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The British Monarchy Joins Flickr and Still Misses the Point

Written on July 29, 2010 by Rudfer Tyron

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Interestingly, the British Monarchy has employed social media in the recent years. What is curious is how this institution has never gotten fully into the social part of it all.

This is not the first bid of the British Monarchy, an institution steeped in its own traditions, in crossing a digital threshold. Way back two years ago, it created a profile on YouTube. Its Twitter remains on working status, servicing a little over 50,000 followers. And just recently, hundreds of Royal Family photos have been launched on to Flickr.

The Flickr profile houses wide-ranging sets of photos, with each family member designated his or her own set. There are photos of the queen when she was a baby, when she and Prince Albert were getting married, and when she went to state visits across the Atlantic. Aside from specific sets, there are sets for general purposes like “Royal Events” or “Latest News”. The official Monarchy site also uses the same categories.

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