For the uninformed, Markle’s social media accounts had to be deleted after she wed into the royal family in 2018. She and Harry maintained a joint Instagram account, @SussexRoyal, as senior royals, where they frequently informed subjects and followers about their activities. Similar to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s Instagram page, Meghan Markle’s scrapbook, Sussex Royal, served more as a PR newsletter.
However, she later abandoned the blog and account due to her romance with Harry. Markle talked about her “huge adjustment” of deactivating her social media accounts.
Going from that level of autonomy to a different existence required a significant amount of adjustment, Markle added. The @KensingtonRoyal accounts, which also gave updates on Prince William and Kate Middleton, will be used by Markle and Prince Harry to convey information, but she clarified that they had to adhere to tight guidelines.
Meghan stated that she would avoid social media in 2020. She stated at the Fortune Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summit, “I have not been on social media for a very long time for my self-preservation. I decided to not have any accounts, so I am unaware of what is available, and in many ways, that is beneficial for me.”
She also said, “Why would I post a picture of my child before sharing it with the people who care about my child with the very individuals who are calling my children the N-word? I’ll play that game when you explain to me how that makes sense.”