Bill Gates bursts onto Twitter

Around 3 p.m. EST Bill Gates officially became a member of the Twitter community. His number of followers was increasing by the hundreds every minute. The PR Practitioner has a minute by minute breakdown of the amount of followers he has and lists he was part of from earlier today. He gained 5,345 followers between 6:43 and 6:58 p.m. That’s almost 6 followers per second!

Time                Followers                    Listed

6:43 p.m.         13,862                         555
6:44 p.m.         14,075                         567
6:45 p.m.         14,359                         583
6:46 p.m.         14,705                         601
6:47 p.m.         15,093                         621
6:48 p.m.         15,415                         634
6:49 p.m.         15,828                         652
6:50 p.m.         16,103                         667
6:51 p.m.         16,601                         688
6:52 p.m.         16,891                         702
6:53 p.m.         17,501                         727
6:54 p.m.         17,836                         736
6:55 p.m.         18,139                         752
6:56 p.m.         18,462                         767
6:57 p.m.         18,873                         778
6:58 p.m.         19,207                         792

9:23 p.m.         86,178                         2,588
10:37 p.m.       103,346                       3,101

As of 11:19 p.m., Gates had 113,152 followers and was part of 3,420 lists.

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