Social media tracking company Topsy reports the royal succession in the Netherlands
generated a flood of tweets.
It registered more than 17,500 hits on Twitter under the hashtag #troon - throne in Dutch - in the 24 hours to Queen Beatrix's abdication Tuesday.
Some tweets simply read: "We have a king."
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