by Nate Wooley | January 23, 2013 10:32 am
Lady Gaga, once holder of the record for most followers on Twitter, has been passed by teen heartthrob Justin Bieber.
Bieber now has 33.38 million followers, CNET is reporting. That passes the 33.36 million that Lady Gaga has following her tweets. Gaga held the record for more than two years.
The number of followers each had is tracked by the website, Twitter Counter, which also tracks the number of tweets they send out. Bieber is far beyond Gaga is that last stat, having sent out 20,545 tweets against Gaga’s 2,593.
Others who are ranked highly? Katy Perry is in third place with 31.5 million followers. Rihanna and her 27.9 million is in fourth, and President Barack Obama is fifth with 26.2 million followers.
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