Lady Gaga overtook Britney Spears for the most Twitter followers on Friday August 20, 2010. Britney Spears has been the queen of Twitter for some time, but Lady Gaga overtook her on Friday. Here are the top five twitter accounts as of Friday August 20, 2010.
1. Lady Gaga-5,670,779
2. Britney Spears-5,668,825
3. Ashton Kutcher-5,542,023
4. The Ellen Show-5,053,073
5. Barack Obama-5,003,469
Over the weekend the numbers have changed for all five of the top Twitter accounts. All the numbers going up, but each person is still in their same places. Here are the numbers as of Sunday night August 22, 2010.
1. Lady Gaga-5,732,211
2. Britney Spears-5,704,474
3. Ashton Kutcher-5,575,398
4. The Ellen Show-5,076,903
5. Barack Obama-5,057,064
What do these numbers show us about Twitter and our society? Famous and popular people get the most followers on Twitter. If you want to market yourself effectively on Twitter become a famous (different/odd) singer, become a famous actor, or become the President of The United States. Otherwise, be like the rest of us and try to figure out how climb up the ladder in Twitter land.
The author of this article (ChristianRupl) on Twitter has 514 followers and is not allowed to follow anybody else on Twitter until he gets more followers. ChristianRupl means Christian Republican for those of you who care.
Are you in the same shoes as I am on Twitter? Become famous like Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Ashton Kutcher, Ellen DeGeneres and Barack Obama and your Twitter numbers are sure to climb into Oblivion and beyond. Who are these people?
Lady Gaga is a popular pop singer. She has many number one songs and is growing more popular as the days go by. There is some question about whether Lady Gaga is a man, woman or both. There are stories online that can tell you the truth about Lady Gaga. This is true only if the stories are true. Lady Gaga wears some of the strangest/coolest outfits on the planet.
Britney Spears is a controversial pop singer. She has sold millions of CD’s. She has had two children and broke it off with her husband. Britney has had emotional problems and has even gone so far as to shaving off all her hair. She also likes to show her body while she sings. Controversy sells.
Ashton Kutcher is a famous actor best known for the television series That 70’s Show. Ashton Kutcher was 27 when he married Demi Moore who was 42. They were married in 2005. Ashton Kutcher was a heart-throb in Hollywood. By the looks of his Twitter numbers, he still is.
Ellen DeGeneres is a comedian/talk show host. She has her own show; The Ellen DeGeneres show. Ellen has also been a judge on American Idol. Ellen DeGeneres is openly gay/lesbian and is married to another woman. Ellen DeGeneres married Portia De Rossi. Portia recently filed papers to have her last name changed to DeGeneres.
Barack Obama is the President of The United States. President Obama offered America a change we can believe in. Many people wonder if the change is good for America. President Obama is a Liberal President who leans towards socialism. He is obviously still popular with at least five million people according to his stats on Twitter.
Thus explains the five top Twitter accounts. The numbers will change as the years go by. Eventually, some other popular people will take over for these top five on Twitter. As far as this author is concerned ChristianRupl will never make the cut.