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Top 10 Most Followed Twitter Accounts

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Top 10 Most Followed Twitter Accounts
1. Katy Perry
2. Justin Bieber
3. Barack Obama
4. Taylor Swift
5. Lady Gaga
6. Britney Spears
7. Justin Timberlake
8. Rihanna
9. Ellen DeGeneres
10. Cristiano Ronaldo

What is Twitter? That question is now redundant. Everyone knows about it, even if they don`t own an account. Most people know it for a microblogging network, where people used to share small bits of their lives. However, much has happened since it`s launching in 2006. Twitter has grown into a humming community, focused more on “What`s going on?”, rather than the mundane “What are you doing?”. Today`s Twitter serves as a source of discovery, focusing on sharing relevant news and engaging in debates. Having long surpassed the status of a social network, Twitter is more of a news source now. With more people joining each day, there`s always something interesting going on and it is no doubt that`s one of the hot spots of the internet.

So what makes it better than the rest? It`s the perfect solution for our attention-deficit world. With Twitter you have only 140 characters worth of space to share what`s on your mind, so you have to rely on your writing skills in order to capture the essence of your thoughts, thus making each tweet a challenge to write and engaging for your followers to read. There are all sorts of reasons why people spend so much time tweeting; they might want attention or to self-promote their business, and a large percent probably wants to chase away some of the boredom of everyday life. But there is also a growing minority with substance, people who share really useful content. And here is where the true value of Twitter surfaces, in providing a stream of concise updates from friends, family and experts all together, empowering each member to become an amateur journalists of life.

Among others, Twitter is a way to see the world through another person`s perspective. So it shouldn`t come as a surprise that many celebrities like using it. Twitter is both personal and fast, and it`s the easiest way to establish a more personal connection with their fans. Their daily updates maintain their close ties with the public, turning tweets into a massive advertising campaign. With over 200 million users, Twitter is the perfect outlet for people to be closer to things they`re interested in, and what`s hotter than the most popular people in the world?

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Edda Milstein (see all articles)

I am Edda Milstein, a 21 years old student. I am a huge fan of romantic literature, ice-skating and plot-twists, name Game of Thrones. I enjoy cooking, taking long walks wherever and photography.

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