- David Attenborough's Twitter account already had 2.7 million followers and his first post 9.9 million views and 36.8k comments after being active less than 24 hours
- David Attenborough,94, joined Instagram so as to be able to spread his environmental message as he believes earth is in trouble
- The broadcast journalist has spent his life travelling and exploring the world
In this day and age, it is very difficult to stay away from social media for this is where all things and great news are updated.
Well-known 94-year-old journalist David Attenborough has joined Instagram so as to be able to spread his environmental message.
According to a position his Instagram account, Attenborough has spent his life travelling and exploring the world.
The 94-year-old journalist has been documenting the living world and all that exists within it.
"David Attenborough has spent a lifetime travelling, exploring the wild places of our planet and documenting the living world in all its variety and wonder. He’s also witnessed the damaged caused. Saving our planet is now a communications challenge. We know what to do, we just need the will," read the post.
Attenborough, who is not a social media fan normally, joined the microblogging platform to inspire environmental change.
His account is being run by two gentlemen identified as Jonnie and Colin who worked with the journalist on his project A Life On Our Planet.
"Because there is hope and together, we can inspire change. Social media is not David’s usual habitat so while he’s recorded messages solely for Instagram, like the one in this post, we are helping to run this account. In case you are wondering, ‘we’ are Jonnie and Colin and we worked with David on A Life On Our Planet.
"So, as well as sharing the messages he has recorded especially for this account we will also post some exclusive clips and behind the scenes content," wrote his account managers.
The account, when it was less than 24 hours old, already had 2.7 million followers and his first post 9.9 million views and 36.8k comments.
In other social media news, Pearl Modiadie took to Twitter to let her fans know that she's still not happy after deleting her old account on the app.
The Metro FM presenter lost almost two million followers when her account on the micro-blogging app got hacked.
The stunner expressed that she is not happy at all as she is currently on her way to only 50k followers after deactivating the old account.
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