We were expecting something like this to happen someday.
BUT we did not know that this was the celebrity to take that spot.
Kim Kardashian sets new a new Instagram record with 44.3 million followers, beating BeyoncÃ© as most popular account.
BeyoncÃ©Â is no longer the Queen of Instagram thanks to Kim Kardashian and her plethora of selfies. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star now holds the title for the most-followed person on the photo-sharing site, with 44.3 million fans. BeyoncÃ©, however, is still a close second with 44.1 million Instagram followers. I’m sure she’s not doing a shout out for shout out or follow for follow to achieve this many followers. We are hoping that BeyoncÃ© can win that title back.Â And ladies, watch out for Taylor SwiftÂ who isnâ€™t far behind with 43.7 followers.
Check out who else is in the running for the top slot below.
To have the most followers on Instagram is to be, in a sense, the most popular kid at school. Sure, there are a whole bunch of other metrics by which to judge fame and successâ€”net worth, number of awards accumulated, magazine coversâ€”but there is something pretty elemental and straight-forward about a celebrityâ€™s Instagram followership: how many people care enough about your life to want to see glimpses of it mixed in with those of their friends, co-workers, and frenemies?
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And for now, as of yesterday, the person who is cared about the most is Kim Kardashian. Yes, Kim has just overtaken BeyoncÃ© to become the most followed person on the social-media app (technically, the â€œInstagramâ€ account has the most followers, with 94.4 million).
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