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Queen Elizabeth Sends Her First Tweet At London Science Museum

Her Royal Highness finally joined the social media age as she sent her first official tweet in London last week.

Queen Elizabeth II sent what was billed as her first official tweet on Friday, October 24, 2014, opening up the new Information Age exhibition at London's science museum.

According to The Independent, the tweet drew a lot of attention, with more than eight thousand retweets and seven thousand favourites. However, some have questioned whether or not it was actually sent by the Queen.

Photos of the momentous event show the Queen using an iPad to send the tweet but Twitter's internal records suggest it was sent using an iPhone.

However, a spokesperson while speaking with The Verge, insisted than any mobile involvement was simply "processology" – while pictures posted on Twitter itself apparently show a volunteer who prepared the Queen's iPad and typed out the message for her.

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Whether or not the Queen actually 'sent' the tweet then looks to be one of those conundrums that will puzzle society for generations to come.

Watch how Her Majesty tweeted below:

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