Royal Baby: More Than 1M Facebook Posts In First Hour After Announcement

Within one hour of the official announcement of the birth of a son to Prince William and Duchess Kate, there were more than 1 million related mentions on Facebook, with the U.K. leading the pack (no surprise there) by country, and women 25 through 34 making up the top demographic.

The top five countries in terms of buzz about the royal baby during the first hour after the announcement, according to the social network, were:

  1. U.K.
  2. U.S.
  3. Canada
  4. Italy
  5. France

And the top five demographics posting about the event were:

  1. Women 25 through 34
  2. Women 18 through 24
  3. Women 35 through 44
  4. Men 18 through 24
  5. Women 45 through 54

Readers: Did you post about the royal baby?

Image of Kate Middleton and Prince William courtesy of Shutterstock.

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