Twitter has crowned a new queen!
Pop superstar, Katy Perry, has become the first Twitter user to reach 50 million followers as of Friday, (Jan. 31) usurping the title from Justin Bieber, who currently has 49.2 million follower s on the social media site. Katy has added 800,000 new followers this week alone according to Twitter Counter, an impressive feature in and of itself.
Congratulations to Perry who ends the week, not only by setting the record in Twitter followers, but also with the #1 song on the Hot 100 with ‘Dark Horse.’ Not a bad way to kick start the weekend!
Take a look at Twitter’s top 4 followed accounts to see the good company of Katy keeps.
1. Katy Perry- 50, 026, 292
2. Justin Beiber- 49, 231, 161