Prince Harry and Meghan Markle quit social media for good
Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have reportedly decided to quit social media as they focus on their roles in the US away from frontline British royalty.
A source close to the ex-royals told The Times of London that they’re “very unlikely” to have an online presence, mostly due to the “hate” they’ve received.
According to ‘The Sunday Times’, the couple .
The duo, who amassed more than 10 million Instagram followers as working royals, are reportedly rejecting social media as part of their new “progressive role” in America.
The have “no plans” to use social media for their new Archewell Foundation and were “very unlikely” to return to platforms in a personal capacity.
The couple are understood to have become disillusioned by the “hate” they encountered on social media. Meghan Markle, a former actress, has spoken about the “almost unsurvivable” experience of online trolling.
Before her marriage to Prince Harry in 2018, the 39-year-old had a prolific social media presence, with 1.9 million followers on Instagram, 350,000 Twitter followers and 800,000 likes on her Facebook page.
She also had a lifestyle website and blog called The Tig and used the sites for her commercial fashion and beauty partnerships, to promote her friends’ businesses, offer food and travel tips.