-verb (used without subject)
1. to utter a succession of small, tremulous sounds, as a bird.
Twitter has become one of the most popular and fun ways for people to convey a message on the internet. The micro blogging web site allows users to utilize up to 140 characters to send messages called “tweets” to anyone following them. Twitter has become one of the most visited sites on the Web where people go to both send a message to followers and read what other people are saying.
The social media site has become a very useful tool for the celebrities who have chosen to utilize it to promote upcoming events and to let fans know exactly what they up to at all times. A lot of celebs are using the site to communicate with their fans and the fans love it! Millions of followers log on to the site everyday to check in on their favorite celebrities and Twitter is the best place to be to check everything out.
Twitter has proven to be a great source of information for anyone especially for those trying to keep up with their favorite celebrities. As of 2009 there were 18 million active Twitter accounts and the number has only gone up in 2010. The whole Twitter thing has really caught on with everyone, especially celebrities who want to give their fans somewhat of an inside look at their lives.
Here are a few of the top celebrity Tweeters.
Lady Gaga (@ladygaga): 7,639,601 Followers
The Grammy winning 24 year old pop star has made twitter a big means of communication with her fans. Lady Gaga has made it a priority to let her fans know what she’s been doing. From everyday activities to when her next album is available the “Bad Romance” singer makes sure she’s lets everyone know what’s happening in her life.
Britney Spears (@britneyspears): 6,519,021 Followers
Let’s face it; no matter how long it’s been since we last heard something about Britney Spears we are always ready for some more Britney news so it’s no wonder why she gets so much love on Twitter. The 29 year old pop legend has seen her fair share of ups and downs over the years and fans have been on top of everything. People have been fascinated about Britney for years now and being able to give constant updates of the pop stars’ life is a Britney fans dream.
Barack Obama (@BarackObama): 6,244,824 Followers
Yes even the leader of the free world President Barack Obama has jumped on the Twitter train. The 44th US President has been labeled as the “techy” President. During his 2008 campaign Obama and his campaign leaders did a great job of reaching the young and tech savvy crowd with use of social networking sites and the same holds true today. Obama has tweeted about government news, worthy causes, and things as simple as a seasons greeting.
Ashton Kutcher (@aplusk): 6,174,317 Followers
Ashton Kutcher has long been one of the most entertaining tweeters and fans of the TV/movie star love checking out what Kutcher has to say. Kutcher was one of the first celebrities to jump on the Twitter bandwagon and was the first person to reach a million followers. Kutcher’s fans love hearing what he has to say about sporting events, topics in celebrity and world news, and just what he’s doing during the day.
Kim Kardashian (@KimKardashian): 5,765,605
Kim Kardashian is most widely known for the reality show “Keeping up with the Kardashians”. She is also known as a marketing mogul. Kim has promoted many products that have made it big. Twitter has been a great tool for the reality star. With Twitter she is able to let her fans know about her favorite products as well as make some nice money promoting them.