Katy Perry is the first to hit 100 million Twitter followers

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Katy Perry has become the first person to reach 100 million followers on Twitter.

Twitter users congratulated the star for her milestone.

According to CNBC, as many as 48 million Twitter accounts could be fake.

A Twitter spokesman said that many bot programs help people all over the world by giving weather and child abduction updates.

Perry has shown Twitter as much love as its shown her, as it's been one of her main forms of communication with her fans. By early 2017, Katy's follower base grew to 95 million.

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"It was truly remarkable to watch Katy share herself with the world and we admire her openness, honesty, and engagement with fans on YouTube throughout the entire 96-hour live stream".

During the interview the Chained to the Rhythm hit-maker also discussed her evolving image - which includes super short blonde hair - and music following the release of her latest album Witness.

Her Witness tour in the USA and Canada kicks off on September 9 and runs through February 2018.

Perry has broken her end of the sexy-ditz contract.

Twitter announced the news in a post Friday featuring some of the singer's posts since she joined Twitter in 2009 set to her song "Witness". She's followed closely behind by Justin Bieber, who now has 96.7 million followers, Barack Obama (90.8 million), Taylor Swift (85.1 million) and Rihanna (74.1 million).

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