Katy Perry Roared Her Way to 100 Million Followers on Twitter

Perry ruled Twitter Feb. 2, 2015—the day of Super Bowl XLIX and the day #LeftShark was born

Cause baby she’s a firework: Katy Perry Friday became the first person on Twitter to top 100 million followers.

Perry joined Twitter in 2009, and this was her first of more than 8,000 tweets:

Twitter said in an email to Social Pro Daily that the day Perry was the topic of the most conversation on Twitter was Feb. 2, 2015—the day of Super Bowl XLIX and the day #LeftShark was born.

The social network added that the five most-tweeted emoji in conversation about Perry are:

  1. ❤️
  2. 🎵
  3. 😘
  4. 👀
  5. 😍

And the most-tweeted hashtags about her are:

  1. #roar
  2. #KatyCats
  3. #Prism
  4. #ChainedToTheRhythm
  5. #Rise

Finally, these tweets by Perry generated the most retweets—132,000, 112,000, 97,000, 72,000, 67,000 and 67,000, respectively: