Lady Gaga, the world’s most followed Twitter user, spent the weekend shooting the advertising campaign for her Monsterperfume with US photographer Steven Klein.
She tweeted, “Looking forward to this weekend. Shooting my parfum campaign and commercial with Steven Klein. Will be edited to a special song...shit.”
Rihanna has been busy getting ready for her 24th birthday celebrations, so much so that she hasn't had time to fit in a quick nap. She posted, “I can't believe I'm pullin an all nighter on my BDAY!!!” and added that “This has to be the funniest night of my life!!! I have not STOPPED laughing!!!!!”
American singer Katy Perry reached a milestone of 15 million followers on Twitter this week. She is followed by Colombian singerShakira in fourth place, now claiming 14 million followers.
Taiwanese TV host Kevin Tsai also hit the 14 million fans milestone on Chinese microblogging siteSina Weibo.
Country singer Taylor Swift debuted the new music video for “Safe & Sound” featuring the Civil Wars on Twitter last week and has since hit a total of 11 million fans.
In September 2011, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said Twitter had over 200 million registered users. Sina reported that it had more than 200 million registered users on Sina Weibo in August 2011.
Most popular people on Twitter:
- Lady Gaga (19,443,587 followers)
- Justin Bieber (17,577,329)
- Katy Perry (15,253,554)
- Shakira (14,147,369)
- Rihanna (13,706,466)
- Kim Kardashian (13,274,225)
- Britney Spears (13,197,057)
- Barack Obama (12,607,579)
- Taylor Swift (11,136,004)
- Selena Gomez (10,416,502)
Most popular people on Sina's microblog (Weibo):
- Yao Chen (17,233,245 followers)
- Dee Hsu (16,511,300)
- Yang Mi (14,495,361)
- Xie Na (14,377,227)
- Kevin Tsai (14,072,697)
- Zhao Wei (13,621,186)
- Leehom Wang (13,448,659)
- He Jiong (13,295,352)
- Li Bingbing (12,273,992)
- Chen Kun (11,797,019)