Pope Francis hits 10 million Twitter mark

2013-10-27 17:43

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Rome - Pope Francis broke the 10 million mark on Twitter on Sunday after more than doubling the number of his followers since his election in March.

Francis, however, has a way to go before he catches up to Twitter's most-followed, who are primarily pop music stars. Justin Bieber counts more than 46 million followers, Katy Perry nearly 46 million and Lady Gaga more than 40 million.

US President Barack Obama is the fourth-most-followed Twitter user at nearly 39 million.

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