After 70 years of reign, the longest in the history of the United Kingdom, Elizabeth II He passed away on the afternoon of this Thursday, September 8, 2022. Despite his age, during the last few years, either inside or outside the Buckingham Palacethe Queen was always linked to technology.
He had a smartphone. His grandchildren came to give him an iPad. It is said that he had an account Facebook secret and made posts in Instagram Y Twitter to show that his royal job allowed him to spend time on technology upgrades.
For just over 20 years, the technology industry has made impressive progress. Everything has been different from what happened previously with conventional devices of communication or entertainment.
Therefore, it is normal for anyone, even young people, to be left behind in the race to be aware of digital news. However, Queen Elizabeth II made an effort to keep up with the fast pace of technology and always keep up.
How much? Well, a couple of months ago the Platinum party in the palace to which Isabel IIDue to obvious health reasons, he was unable to attend. However, to show her rigid presence, the monarch presented the video with an animation Paddington Bear CGI in which, over tea, he invites everyone to the event.
Queen Elizabeth II: from the first email to an Instagram post
According to what the digital medium remembers InsiderQueen Elizabeth II was one of the first people to send an email in history. It was in 1976 through the ARPANET platform, which years later would become the Internet.
What he did with Paddington Bear was nothing new, because years before, specifically in 2012, the Queen recorded her customary Christmas message in 3D. In fact, after seeing the published material, a Buckingham Palace spokesman told the BBC that Elizabeth II was delighted with the result.
Thus came his foray into social media. In 2014, Elizabeth II premiered on Twitter. The Queen posted from the Royal Family account the following: “It is a pleasure to inaugurate the exhibition information age today in the @ScienceMuseum and I hope people enjoy the visit. Elizabeth R”.
late but awesome
The arrival on Instagram was a little later. On March 7, 2019, she made her first post on the Meta social network, in which she shared a photo of a letter displayed at the Science Museum in London. This letter was written for her great-great-grandfather, Prince Albert.
“Today I had the pleasure of learning about computer coding initiatives for children and it seems fitting to post this Instagram post, on the Science Museum, which has long championed technology, innovation and inspired the next generation of science. inventors”, he explained about the emotional experience.
After this there are lots of situations that related to Queen Elizabeth II with technology. On one occasion she visited the headquarters of Googlehad his own smartphone with which he communicated with his inner circle and made video calls with the Princes.