The social media has become a big business in this era. It is an everyday necessity and when your a celebrity, it comes in handy when you want to go straight to the fans. Forbes has summed up the Top 10 social networking superstars! Find out which celebrity has the biggest amount of followers on Twitter and Facebook!
Twitter followers: 23.8 million
Facebook fans: 59.6 million
Rihanna tops the chart by having the most Twitter and Facebook followers! She makes use of the social media by posting her rather often about her whereabouts and what she’s up to. She also adds in a lot of photos of herself and the parties she goes too. In fact, in April, she posted a photo of herself that looked as if she was doing drugs – that definitely caused a little bit of heat on her seat.
2. Lady Gaga
Twitter followers: 28 million
Facebook fans: 53 million
We all know that Lady Gaga refers to her fans as ‘Monsters’ and with the use of the social media – Lady Gaga gives back all she came to her favorite ‘little monsters’. She posts all types of promo’s and current happenings when it comes to her show or her business, through either twitter of Facebook. In other words, she makes sure that she stays connected to her fans/little monsters.
Twitter followers: 11.9 million
Facebook fans: 60.3 million
This 8 mile star has the most Facebook fans than any celebrity on this list. Forbes ranked him at third because he doesn’t have as many follower on Twitter. This is because he only uses his twitter for promotional matters and nothing personal. We we’re pretty surprised by this fact too!
4. Justin Bieber
Twitter followers: 26 million
Facebook fans: 45.8 million
Well, we all know that Justin Bieber has his fair share of ‘Beliebers’ and after all, he owes his fame to the social networks. He was found through Youtube and then continued to use social networks to stay connected to his fans. Though, his Facebook is more of a promotional place – he retweets his fans on Twitter and talks about his travels and photo shoots
5. Katy Perry
Twitter followers: 24.5 million
Facebook fans: 45.7 million
Katy Perry also has a name for her fans on the social networks. She calls them ‘Katy Cats’. She especially uses her twitter in a very personal way. She talks to her fans and posts up funny photos of what she does on a nearly daily basis. It’s always nice to see a star that big still trying to talk to her fans as much as possible.
Twitter followers: 17.6 million
Facebook fans: 52.5 million
This Colombian artist is one of the most popular celebrities on Facebook! She holds up to 52.5 million fans. Not only does she use her page to promote her music but she also posts up her personal photos from different vacations that she goes on. Shakira posts on Twitter and Facebook in both Spanish and English.
7. Christiano Ronaldo
Twitter followers: 12 million
Facebook fans: 47.5 million
This Portuguese soccer star is probably the most popular athlete on the social media. Though, he doesn’t tweet as often – his posts are mostly humble notes about how grateful he is towards his fans and to pursue his dream of playing soccer. is Facebook page features the same content but fans can see photos of the Real Madrid star without having to click through.
8. Taylor Swift
Twitter followers: 17 million
Facebook fans: 33.6 million
This young country pop star uses her social media to get closer to her fans by posting photos of things mostly revolving around her cat and her coffee cup. Like many celebrities, she reserves her Facebook page for more straightforward promotional items. She also uses Youtube to pass on messages to her fans from time to time.
9. Lil Wayne
Twitter followers: 7.9 million
Facebook fans: 40 million
Surprisingly, this hip-hop star likes to take keep his social media posts very clean. For example, right now on Twitter and Facebook he has mostly photos and congratulations messages to the Olympic winners and he also has several retweets from fans telling him how much they love his music.
10. Selena Gomez
Twitter followers: 12.3 million
Facebook fans: 33 million
Selena Gomez is no stranger to the social media scene. In fact, she uses her twitter and facebook on a nearly daily basis. Not only does she promote her music or movies – but she also promotes her business’ and causes. We can’t deny that her and her beau are pretty much the social media power couple. Don’t you think so?