(web desk) – Katy Perry just became the first person to hit a whopping 100 million followers on Twitter! *drum roll*
Katy joined Twitter back in 2009 making her one of the early celebrity adopters of the micro-blogging site. Since then she has been an active user sending out approximately 8500 tweets in her lifetime, that comes up to a 1000 tweets per year! WOWZA!
She has also been at the center of many memorable conversation on this social media platform!
And now the 32-year old pop sensation has made it to the no.1 spot of being the most followed person on Twitter!
Twitter shared a post to mark this occassion and honor Katy’s upcoming album by writing, “Today, we #WITNESS history. Congratulations @katyperry, the first to reach 100 million followers! #LoveKaty.”
That’s not it! A super star deserves much more and Twitter shared a video of some of Katy’s top tweets over the years, beginning with her first tweet ever from 2009!
Katy’s most popular tweet was back in 2012 when she requested that One Directon perform at the MTV’s Video Music Awards. It garnered more than 132 thousand retweets!
This year, her tweet sending prayers to Ariana Grande and Manchester attack victims was retweeted 72 thousand times!
What can we say, Katy just keeps soaring in popularity! Congratulations girl!