Prince Charles is getting closer and closer to the throne, but so is William. And experts comment on how the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge carve out for themselves as future kings.
The death of Philip of Edinburgh it was a watershed for the future of the British monarchy. Without the ‘fortress’ of the Queen isabel II present, doubts about the end of his reign – of the oldest in history– they manifest themselves day by day. Even so, the monarch’s plans do not include an abdication, but what is practically assured is the accession to the throne of the Prince carlos.
And who follows the Prince of Wales? If the order remains as before, it is the Prince William. And experts already point out that Duke and Duchess of Cambridge intend to cement, step by step, their position as [futuros] Kings.
Kate and William “prepare their power within the monarchy”, according to royal experts
On the podcast Royally Obsessed from Rachel bowie Y Roberta Fiorito, experts noted that Kate and William are “establishing their own power within the monarchy” —via Express UK.
This observation was well driven by the high social media presence of the Dukes of Cambridge – to the point of announcing that they will have a YouTube channel. A strategy that, according to Bowie, “has definitely not had a great push after the presence of Carlos and Camilla in networks.”
His partner Fiorito added that the dynamics of the Cambridge on the internet seems to be ‘the main priority’. Adding that “they really dominate that space and They fill the void left by Harry and Meghan by not being on social media.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex said goodbye to their accounts because they concern the ‘damage to mental health’ caused by social media. Also, in Harry’s last intervention on the podcast Armchair Expert, spoke about how it is harmful to idealize public figures.
William and Kate, the future kings with a huge digital presence
The aforementioned tabloid points out that the Instagram account of the Dukes of Cambridge exceeds 12 million, while that of Camilla and Carlos (@clarencehouse) only one million.
Occasionally we see that the queen’s account (@theroyalfamily) shares the activities of the monarch with Charles, the future king —like this new photo of mother and son on the occasion of the queen’s upcoming platinum jubilee. For example, this latest post hit a million views, but it doesn’t compare to the Cambridge’s coverage and three million views of their first YouTube channel video, along with the half a million subscribers they already have (and are going to). growing).
On the podcast Pod Save The Queen directed by Ann gripper with the royal editor of Daily Mirror, Russell Myers, discussed the usefulness of digital tools for royals.
The two experts acknowledged that, at first, the length of the name change on Kate and William’s Instagram was somewhat overwhelming (from @kensingtonroyal to @dukeandduchessofcambridge). But they argued that it is a useful way to become closer and more intimate with the public.
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