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World News: Elon Musk surpasses 100 million followers on Twitter
Updated: 2022-06-29 06:02:54 KST
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has reached another milestone, surpassing 100 million followers on Twitter.
According to data analysis company, SocialBlade, Musk reached the nine-digit follower count on June 27th, after jumping up by an additional 150-thousand followers.
This comes as Musk is attempting to buy the social media platform for 44-billion-US-dollars.
Musk is the sixth most followed person on Twitter behind former U.S. President Barack Obama, singers Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and Rihanna, and footballer Cristiano Ronaldo.
Musk first created a Twitter account in June 2009 and made his first official post in June 2010, where he asked people to ignore Tweets from fake pages of him.
Matthew Ashley, Arirang News
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