It had to happen, eventually. Someone would amass 20 million Twitter followers. That the first person to achieve this milestone is Lady Gaga, is no surprise. Gaga’s followers passed the 20 million mark on March 3, 2012. She also has over 830,000 circles on Google Plus and almost 49 million fans on Facebook.
According to reports, Gaga insists that she updates her Twitter account personally and often uses it to interact directly with fans. In August 2010 Gaga passed Britney Spears to become the most followed person on the 140 character message service, and proclaimed herself, “Queen of Twitter.” She still retains that title. (Twittercounter started tracking @ladygaga on Dec. 24, 2008.)
Twittercounter.com’s list of the Top 100 most popular Twitter personalities shows all musical artists in the Top slots. Its Top 5 are Lady Gaga (20,624,935), Justin Bieber (18,361,485), Katy Perry (16,003,242), Rihanna (14,842,144) and Shakira (14,752,357). For a complete list of the Top 100 click here. Taylor Swift is the highest ranking country artist on the list at No. 9 with 11,625,352 followers…the only country artist in the Top 100.
Gaga has also established her own social media network called Littlemonsters.com. According to reports it is a cross between Pinterest and Reddit.
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