February 18, 2009
In the new-found celebrity playground of Twitter, Stephen Fry has just become the second most followed person. While Barack Obama has some 290,000 followers, Fry has doubled his count to over 200,000 in a little over two weeks.
It’s predicted that this quintessentially English celebrity, who tweets while stuck in lifts and is somehow able to follow close to 55,000 people, will overtake Obama some time next month.
Meanwhile, it’s not all smiles as twittering pop star Lily Allen has started a feud with Perez Hilton. Earlier jibes about Allen’s personal life moved on to album sales and gratuitous name calling. read more