Harry and Meghan were crowned the “the most tweeted about royals of 2020,” beating the Queen according to the latest figures. Twitter data provided exclusively to BAZAAR.com reveals more than 20 million tweets were made about the British royal family this year. Harry’s brother William and his wife Kate came in at just sixth and seventh place.
The findings also saw Princess Diana, who died more than 20 years ago, was tweeted about more than Prince Charles.
Us Weekly correspondent and co-host of Royally Us Christina Garibaldi noted: “Even though they left the Royal Family, they are still the most talked about.
“So much so, that that the couple have earned the title as the most tweeted about royals of 2020.”
Co-host Molly Mulshine added: “This is such an interesting list.”
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She continued: “So apparently, there were 20 million tweets sent about the Royals this year, which sounds low compared to how much we spend talking about them.
“Meghan and Harry took the top two spots, followed by the Queen, then Diana, and then Prince Charles which has to sting a little bit.
“I’m sure a lot of that has to do with the Crown coming out. William, Kate, and Charlotte are also in the top ten.”
Jenna Ross, senior manager of entertainment partnerships at Twitter told BAZAAR: “There has always been a steady conversation about the royals on Twitter, but this year we’ve seen the appetite for royal information, stories, and history explode.
It has been claimed the couple would like to return in time for the Queen’s 95th and Duke of Edinburgh’s 100th birthdays.
Harry and Meghan recently struck deals with Netflix and Spotify.
As part of the talks, royal aides will examine these deals, reportedly worth more than £130million, to ensure they meet “the values of Her Majesty”.
The couple, who stepped back as senior royals in January, are hoping to agree a more permanent deal to ensure they can continue to be non-working royals while keeping their patronages.