Gaga becomes first person to have 9 mn Twitter followers
London: Pop star Lady Gaga has become the first person to have nine million followers on micro blogging site Twitter.
The eccentric singer became the most popular person on the social networking site last August overtaking Britney Spears when they both had just over 5.7 million followers, reports the BBC.
She joined Twitter in 2008 with her first Tweet saying she was rehearsing for the ‘Just Dance’ video.
Justin Bieber is the second most popular celebrity on the site, with just over 8.3 million followers.
Gaga’s latest single, ‘Born This Way’, is at number one in the Billboard Hot 100 and made it to number three in the official UK singles chart.
The star also has 31 million fans on Facebook and her videos have had more than a billion views on YouTube.