Justin Bieber Hits 50 Million Twitter Followers
Can 50 million Beliebers be wrong? No, they can't! Congrats to Justin Bieber. The singer has hit 50 million followers on Twitter and even posted a tweet to thank his beloved Beliebers.
That tweet alone got almost 150,000 RTs and nearly 135,000 favorites as of press time, demonstrating The Biebs' serious social media influence. Tens and hundreds of thousands of responses to his digital transmissions are commonplace, so even though he has racked up millions of followers, his tweets generate lots of interaction, which makes them even more valuable.
Biebs is nipping at Katy Perry's Twitter heels, as she has 51 million followers. She cruised on by Bieber to become the most followed person on Twitter last year, but he is likely to dominate Twitter as the most followed user again if he keeps pace. Perry's tweets don't get nearly as much response as the Biebs' tweets, either, so it appears that he is one of Twitter's most influential users.