Twitter, the 3rd social network website in the world by registered users (over 500 million accounts) is an online microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based posts of up to 140 characters, known as “tweets”. In the top 10 most followed accounts on Twitter, there are only 2 guys (Justin Bieber and Barack Obama) and Youtube, all other 7 positions are held by ladies as shown below:
1. Lady Gaga – @ladygaga (26.828.948 followers)
2. Justin Bieber – @justinbieber (24.689.299 followers)
3. Katy Perry – @katyperry (22.871.751 followers)
4. Rihanna – @rihanna (22.233.345 followers)
5. Britney Spears – @britneyspears (18.475.643 followers)
6. Barack Obama – @BarackObama (17.372.739 followers)
7. Shakira – @shakira (17.067.554 followers)
8. Taylor Swift – @taylorswift13 (16.114.595 followers)
9. Kim Kardashian – @KimKardashian (15.297.736 followers)
10. YouTube – @YouTube (14.239.703 followers)
Note: the number of followers above are valid today: 16/09/2012
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