Queen Elizabeth II was the first monarch to send an e-mail on Thursday (17-10-2008) , She uploaded video to You Tube during a visit to Google’s British Headquarters. The company celebrated the visit by featuring a silhouette of her head as the second “G” and a regal crown atop the”E” in their logo.
The royal couple (she and her spouse) met users of the Google-owned You Tube video website, including Peter Oakley, an 81-yr old known as”Geriatric 1927″. Mr Oakley’s videos on the site earned him a nomination for a You Tube award in 2006.
There are 54 videos on the channel, which range from the Queen’s 1957 Christmas message to a day in the life of prince Charles. On thurs day, she uploaded archive footage to the Channel of a 1969 reception at Buckingham Palace for British Olympians. After their visit to Google, the Queen and Prince Philip planned to host a reception for nearly 600 Olympians at the palace