One of our fave celebs has broken Twitter’s record – reaching 100M followers!

She’s done it!

One of the world’s most famous celebrities has broken the Twitter record, becoming the first person to reach 100 million followers on the social media platform.

Twitter broke the news on their official page on Friday, congratulating pop singer Katy Perry on her success.


“Today, we #WITNESS history. Congratulations @katyperry, the first to reach 100 million followers! #LoveKaty.”

Perry first joined Twitter in 2009, with her first ever tweet reading: “Just got into Berlin… feeling better thank you, have my vicks inhaler by my side… and P.S. I TWITTER! GAH. Such a follower!”


Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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