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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry warn readers of their Archewell website to take a screen break

Too much of us is not a good thing! Meghan and Harry warn visitors to their Archewell website to take a screen break if they spend more than 20 minutes on it

  • Archewell website has a new pop-up message advising visitors to take a break
  • The message reads: ‘We love having you here, but we’re mindful of screen time’ 
  • Website had a makeover earlier this month, when it updated mission statement


Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Archewell website has begun advising its visitors to take a break from their screens. 

The site – which offers fans updates on the couple’s ‘compassion in action’ – has introduced an automated message which pops up 20 minutes after a visitor enters.  

‘We love having you here…’ the message reads. ‘But we’re mindful of screen time. 

‘Why not take a break? We’ll be here.’ 

The message is in line with one of Archewell’s partners, the Centre for Humane Technology, which advises turning off online notifications, removing ‘toxic’ apps, and tracking one’s screen time to change habits. 

It comes after the website had yet another makeover earlier this month, when it appeared to update its mission statement.  

The Archewell Foundation is now described as ‘an impact-driven global nonprofit that puts compassion into action; uplifting and uniting communities locally and globally; online and offline.’   

The Archewell site – which offers fans updates on the couple’s ‘compassion in action’ – has introduced an automated message which pops up 20 minutes after a visitor enters

‘As we increasingly understand the direct link between technology and its effect on each of us – online and offline – Archewell Foundation will continue to prioritise critical work around the state of our digital world,’ the couple say, on their website.

The pair arrived by private jet to Santa Barbara, California on Saturday when they were reunited with their children Archie and Lilibet following a whirlwind tour of New York. 

They had been in the Big Apple to promote vaccine equity by appearing at the Global Citizen Live concert. 

The event urged world leaders to share vaccine doses in a bid to bring a swifter end to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle speak during the 2021 Global Citizen Live festival at the Great Lawn, Central Park on September 25

Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle speak during the 2021 Global Citizen Live festival at the Great Lawn, Central Park on September 25

During Meghan and Harry’s joint, coordinated speech, Meghan said: ‘Every single person on this planet has a fundamental right to get this vaccine. That’s the point, but that’s not happening. 

‘And while in this country and many others, you can go almost anywhere and get vaccinated, billions of people around the world cannot,’ she said. 

‘This year, the world is expected to produce enough doses to meet the target of vaccinating 70 percent of people in every single country, but it is wrong that so much of the vaccine supply has only gone to 10 wealthy nations so far and not everyone else. It’s just not ok.’

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex also had a photo op with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

Pictures from the trip appeared to show a wire poking out of Harry’s pocket, suggesting the de-facto royal tour will be part of their multi-million dollar Netflix deal. 

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