Lady Gaga reigns as Twitter queen
Published 24/08/2010 | 11:43
Lady Gaga has surpassed Britney Spears as the most followed person on Twitter - for now.
She has more than 5.7 million followers. She overtook Britney over the weekend and posted a video on YouTube.
Gaga called her fans her "little monsters" as she thanked them for beginning "my reign as Twitter queen".
Britney, Ashton Kutcher and Ellen DeGeneres all have more than five million followers.
The most followed title often shifts rapidly, and fans frequently try to boost their favourite's tally.