Prince William and Kate Middleton ditch plans to mark Charlotte’s birthday on social media after joining boycott

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Prince William and Kate Middleton will not be commemorating Princess Charlotte's sixth birthday on social media after they joined a social media boycott.

The couple, who shared a video showing their sweet family life, are supporting big name football clubs by staying away from Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for four days.

According to Mail Online, the pair had reportedly planned to mark the occasion by sharing pictures of their little girl on her sixth birthday on Sunday.

However, William, 38, tweeted on his official Kensington Royal twitter: "As president of the FA [Football Association] I join the entire football community in the social media boycott this weekend. W."

Last year, Charlotte was celebrated with an adorable new photo of her on social media as she turned five.

In honour of the special day, they released a sweet portrait of her in a cute gingham dress.

This comes after William and Kate, 39, celebrated their tenth wedding anniversary.

The pair released two loving new photographs to commemorate their special day.

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They beamed with delight in the stunning photographs taken by Chris Floyd. at Kensington Palace this week.

Kate can be seen grinning at her husband as she nuzzles into his chest in one snap, while they gaze into each other's eyes in the second.

The husband and wife got engaged in October 2010 during a holiday in Kenya while their wedding took place on 29 April 2011 in Westminster Abbey.

The ceremony was televised for the world to see, with 26 million Brits tuning in to watch and around 300 million worldwide.

Kate looked beautiful in a custom made Alexander McQueen dress, while William looked every inch the handsome Prince as he married his fairytale bride.

Despite their relationship being strained recently, Prince Harry, 36, and Meghan Markle, 39, have sent their congratulations to the pair.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex reached out to William, and Kate, privately, a spokesperson confirmed to Daily Beast.

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