“London Bridge is Down”: Social media BLACKOUT plans for Queen’s death (Report)
Secret plans by the UK govt’s in the immediate aftermath of Queen Elizabeth II’s death have been revealed and they include an OFFICIAL social media blackout and a ban on retweets! (Politico)
Codenamed Operation London Bridge, the documents show the vast scale of plans and strategies mooted by the govt and discuss whether the UK has the resources to execute them.
The British PM will be informed by a civil servant that “London Bridge is down” upon her death with the royal family website transforming to a black holding page with a short statement. All govt social media pages will display a black banner and retweets will not be allowed unless cleared by parliament’s head of communications.