People around world react to King Abdullah’s death on social media

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Saudi King AbdullahIn this Friday, June 27, 2014 file photo, Saudi King Abdullah speaks before a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at his private residence in the Red Sea city of in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia. On early Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, Saudi state TV reported King Abdullah died at the age of 90. (AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski, Pool, File)

As the death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah became public on Saudi State TV on Thursday, news of his passing quickly became a trending topic on Twitter, as did talk of his successor, Prince Salman. Most of the tweets came from Europe and the U.S. Here’s what people on social media had to say.

People around world react to King Abdullah\'s death on social media

CCTV America's Asieh Namdar discussed the impact of King Abdullah's death on Social Media. It became a trending topic on Twitter

Tweets with “King Abdullah”


Tweets with “Prince Salman”