Twitter most followed accounts

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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