Who’s The Most Followed?
Social media platforms dominate the ratings and some of the top celebrities on Twitter include Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Taylor Swift. When it comes to Facebook celebrities the top performer is soccer player Ronaldo, followed by Shakira, Eminem, Vin Diesel and the soccer player Lionel Messi.
These celebrities gain worldwide following just as soon as they post their profiles online and this enhances their reputations and celebrity status even further. Tweeting opinions and comments is the best way for celebrities to get their points across to the masses, the newspapers are renowned for twisting stories and putting words in mouths of stars.
Barack Obama is high on the leaderboard for popular Twitter celebrities, alongside Kim Kardashian West, Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake. Michael Jackson may not be with us any longer but his Facebook page is alive and kicking and at number 7 in the popularity charts with over 75million fans following the superstar.
His music, life and history are a living testament to his genius and likely to be popular a long time. Maintaining an active social media presence is important for any celebrity in the modern world. Fans like to have a glimpse of the persona for the people they follow and checking Twitter, Facebook and other sites is a quick and easy way to take a look at the most recent photos and activities and gives fans access to the lives of their favourite celebrities.
How much input the stars actually have into their social media accounts is debatable as most of the posts are made by agencies and the staff working for celebs?