Royal Baby gives birth to social buzz


The first picture of the Royal baby.

23/07/2013 2:34 pm. “Updated”

Here is a close up

23/07/2013 2:55 pm. “Updated”

He got her looks.

23/07/2013 3:26 pm. Updated

Few other events create as much buzz on social media as the #RoyalBaby event has. This has to be one of the most talked about event and it shows no signs of stopping as yet. Whether it is Facebook, Twitter or Google Plus the Royal Baby is everywhere. So much so that Google + is sending a card signed by thousands of people on G+ to the Duke and Duchess congratulating them on this happy occasion.

This is the first time social media buzz has been factored into an event like this making the baby the first “digital native” royal family member. The official  Twitter account ClarenceHouse is busy tweeting all the news and updates about the baby, his parents and congratulatory messages from around the world.
Lets take a look at all this buzz:

Lo and behold, a prince is born:

But before that, @ClarenceHouse asked its Twitter followers to tell them if they were welcoming new babies in their family by using the hashtag #WelcometotheWorld. They hand picked a few tweets and posted them up on their storify account. With so much happening all over social media, Google Plus was not going to be left behind. They decided to create a card and send it to the Duke and the duchess – with messages from thousands of Google Plus users.

Royal baby card by Google Plus
Royal baby card by Google Plus

On Facebook “The British Monarch” (Official Facebook  page) posted the breaking news about the birth which as of right now has more than 410,000 likes and more than 70,000 shares.

We are waiting for the first picture of the royal baby boy. So where do you think they are going to publish the first photo? On Twitter? on Google Plus? or maybe they will announce it with a vine video? Well, all we can do is wait and watch. But while you are waiting,’s Facebook page is crowd sourcing names for the Royal baby. We’ll rank the suggested names by popularity and send them to the duke and duchess for consideration.

Click here to pool in your suggestions.

Well, when you are generating buzz on social media it is hard to keep humor away. Take a look at some of these tweets which received a lot of attention and laughs.

A petition for what?

Then we have the funniest parody account for  the Royal occasion


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