Royal baby picture tweets peak at 18,000 per minute

Kate, new baby and William leaving the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital.
Kate, new baby and William leaving the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital. Credit: PA Wire

More than 18,000 people a minute tweeted about the royal baby as he made his first public appearance this evening, Twitter said.

The figure was short of peak of 25,300 tweets per minute which mentioned the baby last night after the birth was announced.

Read: Royal baby tweets peak at more than 25,300 a minute

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