Not content with merely heading up the Commonwealth, The Queen apparently maintains active accounts on Twitter, Facebook and Flickr.

One acquired one's first mobile phone in 2001, podcasted one's annual Christmas Speech in 2006 and visited Google's London headquarters in 2008.

If you're not sufficiently amazed by these Royal factoids, read the full list in this rather timely infographic below. The image was helpfully compiled and shared by the stat-addicts at Constant Contact. They might be stateside, but they sure know how to get into the spirit of national celebration. 

Happy Diamond Jubillee!

How the Queen has used technology in the last 60 years

Luke Brynley-Jones

Published 1 June, 2012 by Luke Brynley-Jones

Luke Brynley-Jones is Founder at Our Social Times and a contributor to Econsultancy. You can follow him on Twitter or connect via LinkedIn

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James Barton

Interesting article, thanks. I heard that the Queen was one f the first people to ever use emails. Good to see some of the other info and the tips can be adapted to other events as well cheers.

about 6 years ago

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