Now that she’s about to become a royal, Meghan Markle has a few more rules to follow in her daily life. One of those unspoken rules is not using social media.
Although the royal family does use social media in an official manner, none of the royals have personal social media accounts that we know of. Instead, they use accounts like Kensington Royal to post updates about official engagements, birthdays, and other special events.
But Meghan Markle didn’t start out as a royal. And as a budding actress, she was an avid social media user. Meghan even had her own lifestyle website called The Tig. She would use Instagram to post about her work on the TV show Suits or to share adorable pictures of her two rescue dogs.
After the rumors first broke about Meghan and Harry’s relationship, she gained followers online. Some even thought she was using Instagram to send hints about her secret romance with the prince.
Meghan shut down The Tig in April 2017 but kept her Instagram and Twitter accounts, People reports.
But on January 9, 2018, all of Meghan’s public social media accounts disappeared.
According to People, the decision to delete all social media was Meghan’s. A palace source told People, “Ms. Markle is grateful to everyone who has followed her social media accounts over the years. However, as she has not used them for some time, she has taken the decision to close them.”
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