Mar 222011

Happy 5th Birthday to Twitter (famous micro-blogging site) on 21st March 2010 after the first tweet was sent by co-founder Jack Dorsey on 21st March 2006. Twitter has officially creates a #5yrs tag to observe the day.

twitter 5 years birthday

According to Twitter blog, Twitter’s users now send out more than 140 million tweets a day and there are approximately 500 thousand new Twitter accounts created each day. A lot of people are relying on Twitter to get the fastest news and many famous people such as politicians and celebrities are on Twitter as well. Therefore, Twitter is playing an important role to the society as people treat it as the quickest method to get breaking news. That’s true because many recent major incidents were discovered first from Twitter instead of Newspaper.

The Twitter Top 10 Most Followed Person

Let’s find out the top 10 most followed users on Twitter in the world. The data was collected from Twitter Counter which is updated daily. Guess who is the only politician who able to qualify himself as the top 4th most followed on Twitter? The answer is the 44th President of the United States – Barack Obama (@BarackObama). Lady Gaga has the most Twitter followers on Twitter with 8,920,371 followers as per today and the second place goes to Justin Bieber with 8,298,103 followers.

Name Followers Following Tweets
Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) 8,920,371 144,221 642
Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) 8,298,103 110,443 8,448
Britney Spears (@britneyspears) 7,180,215 416,565 646
Barack Obama (@BarackObama) 7,086,153 701,140 1,294
Kim Kardashian (@KimKardashian) 6,839,457 123 6,975
Ashton kutcher (@aplusk) 6,468,885 620 6,548
Katy Perry (@katyperry) 6,321,858 70 2,673
Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) 6,211,423 48,816 4,055
Taylorswift13 (@taylorswift13) 5,688,178 54 879
Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) 5,394,344 22 180


Twitter is one of the most popular Social Network sites in the world. If you want to find out the latest real-time news, you should learn how to use Twitter to discover useful Twitter updates and information.

  One Response to “Happy 5th Twitter Birthday | Twitter Top 10 Most Followed Person”

  1. Interesting… Obama is on no 4. ;)

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