Barack Obama, in 4th position, has 6,5 million followers, and his Twitter account is the oldest, with long boring 47 months. Obama is doing something better Facebook page, in which he approaches the 7 million fans. Another striking fact of your Twitter account is that Obama “following” To over 700.000 people, more than one 10% of his followers, something that is unusual for a public figure (The usual ratio is the 1 or 2%).
Spain, twiteros an even little country, It has Andres Iniesta as one of the most followed on Twitter with about 650.000 followers.
As we mentioned in other posts collection “lateraltwits”, the big difference between Twitter and Facebook is that Twitter is an open network that does not require acceptance to follow someone. However, with the “fanpages” Facebook happens the same with Twitter; one simply presses the button “I like it” And you start to follow someone.
In this page you can find the list of 1.000 most followed people on Twitter.
related posts: In the "LateralTwits" series we've talked about Twitter as a communication medium, Twitter as a platform for dialogue, Twitter as a means of information , Twitter as a means of contact, Twitter as a public forum, Twitter as a means of complaint, Twitter as a social network open, Twitter como SMS social, Twitter as a tool for personal branding, Twitter as a work tool, Twitter as a barometer of public opinion, Twitter as a platform for interviews and debates in real time, Twitter as a way of life , Twitter as a large base of public or private data (Twitter lists), Twitter as a stimulus to creativity and Twitter as public agenda (political and Twitter)