A rumor went viral on Saturday that Elizabeth II, Queen of United Kingdom, is dead.
Users shared #RIPQueenElizabeth hashtag on Twitter as the death hoax took hold on social media.
According to British media, it all began at Reddit website where a user said the Queen would pass away on January 5.
The reports said the monarch has long been the target of a viral death hoax.
Original message and the user’s personal account was mysteriously deleted from Reddit after the rumor became viral.
Buckingham Palace refused to comment on the claims.
According to Express.co.uk, there have been no official reports on the Queen’s ill health as she continues to pack on her agenda with numerous royal events.منبع بیتوته beytoote.com