Supporters of the Kate Middleton and Prince William have trolled Meghan and Prince Harry's latest "do-good" attempt.

Earlier this week, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex took to their joint Instagram account, asking their followers to nominate the people they look up to as "Forces for Change".

The post was inundated with comments, suggesting the other royal couple.

"The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, obviously," wrote one.

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"Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Kate should be on the Vogue cover!" wrote another.

"Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge," agreed a third.

Supporters of Kate Middleton and Prince William have trolled Meghan Markle and Prince Harry after the couple's recent Instagram post. Photo / Getty Images
Supporters of Kate Middleton and Prince William have trolled Meghan Markle and Prince Harry after the couple's recent Instagram post. Photo / Getty Images

Several followers have also complained that their trolling comments are reportedly being deleted from the post.

Earlier this year in a bid to tackle hateful comments, palace officials published rules for those posting or commenting on its social media channels.

The Palace has released a set of social media community guidelines in a bid to protect the royal family from online abuse from social media trolls. Photo / Royal.uk
The Palace has released a set of social media community guidelines in a bid to protect the royal family from online abuse from social media trolls. Photo / Royal.uk

"We reserve the right to determine, at our discretion, whether contributions to our social media channels breach our guidelines," reads the rules on the official Social Media Community Guidelines page on Royal.uk.

"We reserve the right to hide or delete comments made on our channels, as well as block users who do not follow these guidelines."

The trolling follows the news that Meghan Markle has been accused of plagiarising her Vogue September issue, from a book she featured in.

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We are proud to announce that Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Sussex is the Guest Editor for the September issue of @BritishVogue. For the past seven months, The Duchess has curated the content with British Vogue's Editor-in-Chief Edward Enninful to create an issue that highlights the power of the collective. They have named the issue: “Forces for Change” For the cover, The Duchess chose a diverse selection of women from all walks of life, each driving impact and raising the bar for equality, kindness, justice and open mindedness. The sixteenth space on the cover, a mirror, was included so that when you hold the issue in your hands, you see yourself as part of this collective. The women on the cover include: @AdwoaAboah @AdutAkech @SomaliBoxer @JacindaArdern @TheSineadBurke @Gemma_Chan @LaverneCox @JaneFonda @SalmaHayek @FrankieGoesToHayward @JameelaJamilOfficial @Chimamanda_Adichie @YaraShahidi @GretaThunberg @CTurlington We are excited to announce that within the issue you’ll find: an exclusive interview between The Duchess and former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama, a candid conversation between The Duke of Sussex and Dr Jane Goodall, inspirational articles written by Brené Brown, Jameela Jamil and many others. Equally, you’ll find grassroots organisations and incredible trailblazers working tirelessly behind the scenes to change the world for the better. • “Guest Editing the September issue of British Vogue has been rewarding, educational and inspiring. To deep dive into this process, working quietly behind the scenes for so many months, I am happy to now be able to share what we have created. A huge thanks to all of the friends who supported me in this endeavour, lending their time and energy to help within these pages and on the cover. Thank you for saying “Yes!” - and to Edward, thank you for this wonderful opportunity.” - The Duchess of Sussex #ForcesForChange

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In 2016, the Duchess of Sussex contributed an essay for the book The Game Changers: How To Become a Fearless, Fabulous Girl Boss, written by Samantha Brett and Steph Adams.

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The publication's cover featured 15 celebrities photographed in black in white and laid out in a grid formation - exactly like Markle's new Vogue cover.

Readers have been quick to alert the original authors of the obvious similarities.

"It's obviously very flattering. She obviously likes our concept," Brett told The Daily Mail.

"I love Meghan and am a huge fan, but if what people are alerting us to is true then it's extremely disappointing."