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Queen Elizabeth II tweets for the first time

Updated on: 26 October,2014 07:31 AM IST  | 
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Queen Elizabeth II sent her first tweet yesterday from @BritishMonarchy account, which was opened in 2009 to share news about the Royal Family

Queen Elizabeth II tweets for the first time


Queen Elizabeth II sent her first tweet yesterday from @BritishMonarchy account, which was opened in 2009 to share news about the Royal Family.

The Queen does not have a personal Twitter account. Pic/AP
The Queen does not have a personal Twitter account. Pic/AP




She signed off as ‘Elizabeth R’, which is how she signs official documents.


The R stands for regina, which is Latin for queen.

The 88-year-old at the launch of a new gallery in London’s Science Museum tweeted: “I hope people will enjoy visiting the exhibition.”


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