Katy Perry just turned into the person to hit 100 million followers on Twitter, but another person needs you to hear him thunder.
In a Friday morning Twitter storm about his dissatisfaction over the Russia examination, President Trump bragged that he can go around the “fake media” and go straight to the “100 million people” following him on social media.
It’s a recognizable Trump subject – he sees his strong social media impression as an immediate line to his base.
But exactly what number of people are following Trump on social media? Is the number truly 100 million?
His principle Twitter account records 32.4 million followers. Not very shabby for somebody who takes after just 45 people – for the most part his family, helpers and Fox News anchors like Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity.
Add to that his @POTUS Twitter account (18.8 million followers), Facebook pages (22.4 million likes and 1.7 million followers), YouTube (103,000 and 4.3 million), and Instagram (7 million followers). Trump began Snapchatting in January, but that stage doesn’t list what number of followers a person has.
Included, that is a total of 86.7 million followers.
Obviously, a significant number of those social followers are similar people utilizing different accounts.
An analysis for CNN Tech by social media firm Socialbakers gauges that Trump has more like 60 million real people following him.
“Growth has been phenomenal for President Trump, from 15 million to 60 million in the last twelve months,” Socialbakers Vice President César Christoforidis said.
And there are the bots – “fake followers.” Any big name has them.
One analysis device, Twitter Audit, evaluates that 11.6 million of Trump’s 32 million Twitter followers are either torpid or accounts keep running by bots. And that is keeping pace with other prominent tweeters, as @BarackObama who additionally has around 35% “fake followers.”
The world’s most followed politician on the micro blogging social site Twitter is still Obama, as per Socialbakers. The previous president times in at about 91 million followers on one Twitter account alone.h