Friday, December 19, 2014
Were You Hit By Instagram Rapture? Kim K, Oprah, Rihanna Lose Millions Of Followers
If you are not an Instagram user, you probably don't know what I'm talking about. And from my own experience, most of us non-celebrities did not experience it. But what does it mean, you ask?
Instagram rapture is the term being used to describe the downscaling of most users follower numbers since Instagram decided to delete all fake accounts on the platform.
The social media App is now wiping out millions of fake and spammed accounts and everyone is affected especially celebrities with millions of followers.
Singer Justin Beiber topped the list losing 3.5 million fans, followed by Kim Kardashian who lost 1.3 million followers. Pop star, Rihanna lost 1.2 million.
Katy Perry’s went down 300,000 and talk show host, Oprah lost 100,000.
Rapper, Tyga saw his followers drop from 5.5 million to 2.2 million, while Ma$e deleted his account after freefalling from 1.6 million followers to around 100,000.
Even our Nigerian celebrities are not left out too.
But unlike their foreign counterparts who lost millions of followers, Nigerian celebrities only lost a few thousands. Super star actress, Geneveive Nnaji who had over 400,00 followers now has about 320,000 followers left.
I had about a thousand followers, now it's down to 935 or so, and it may continue falling till the end of the year, Instagram says. OK o...
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