Prince Harry Told His Family About Archie's Birth in a Very Millennial Way

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Never say the royal family isn't in with the times! The entire world was paying attention when Meghan Markle gave birth to her and Prince Harry's first child, Archie Harrison. Naturally, the rest of the royal family was told about the baby's arrival before us peasants were, and as it turns out, Harry made the announcement to the family through a very popular messaging app.

  • Ladies and gentlemen ... Prince Harry uses WhatsApp.

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    Mike Tindall, who is married to Harry's cousin Zara Phillips, revealed to the Telegraph that the new dad let the whole family know of Archie's arrival through the messaging app.

    Oh, Harry ... what a millennial. We hope the Queen at least got a phone call. Queen Lizzie may be a modern lady, but we doubt the monarch wants to deal with getting important family news through WhatsApp.

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  • We're sure everyone eventually received a phone call from the Sussexes, but in that moment, they were far too busy being new parents.

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    So, if you're a part of the royal family, you better make sure you have WhatsApp notifications turned on, because who knows what kind of information Prince Harry might send.

  • And believe it or not, this isn't the first time the royal family has been known to text each other.

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    A source close to the royals once told Us Weekly that Prince William and Kate Middleton have a little family group chat with Prince Harry and Meghan. We can only imagine the adorable photos of Archie and the Cambridge kids being swapped in that group message. 

    The royal family -- monarchs of technology!

  • Even though the royals are living in 2019 along with the rest of the world, it's still surprising to hear when they use technology just like us.

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    The image of Prince Harry opening up his WhatsApp group chat to tell his family that he's finally a dad is one that we never could have imagined. 

    Keep on texting, Harry.