Facebook abuzz for royal baby

By Justin Lafferty Comment

Royal baby announcement map_first hour

Within an hour of the birth of Prince William and Duchess Kate’s first baby, there were more than 1 million mentions of the royal baby on Facebook.

Facebook offered Inside Facebook some statistics about countries and demographics that talked about the newest addition to Britain’s Royal Family. Within the map above, the darker shade of the country means the more discussion on Facebook about the royal baby.

Top 5 countries buzzing about the royal baby within the hour of the announcement:

  1. U.K.
  2. United States
  3. Canada
  4. Italy
  5. France


Top demographics buzzing about royal baby during the hour he was announced:

  1. 25-34 year old women
  2. 18-24 year old women
  3. 35-44 year old women
  4. 18-24 year old men
  5. 45-54 year old women