Social media has buzzed on the lost one of the leading magazine figures in the world. Hugh Hefner, a founder of the international adult magazine Playboy, has died at the age of 91. As the pipe-smoking icon on his time, he was a man of great influence as a media and cultural pioneer. Hugh Marston Hefner learned his way through a magazine for the first time as a copywriter for Esquire. He, then, decided to publish the first issue of Playboy with Marilyn Monroe as the model.
News of his death was confirmed by Playboy Enterprise on Twitter account at 08.13 p.m. local time. Hefner died at his home due to natural causes surrounded by family. The announcement went immediately viral shortly after media has covered the story of his. Many people expressed their deep condolences to his loss on social media.
Based on our viral meter, the keyword “Hugh Hefner” received the highest buzz of the day on Twitter. We found out on a real-time volume checker that this keyword received 660,889 total buzz and total tweets almost reach up to 750k.
Although he’s gone for good, his life story will inspire everyone, as quoted on one of his interview with ABC News “I think the best life is one where one pursues one’s own personal dreams.”