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Queen Beatrix Gets a Flood of Tweets: Topsy

April 30, 2013

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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Source: Copyright 2013 dpa Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH

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