Grande dethrones Selena Gomez as queen of Instagram; Rotten Tomatoes takes
on internet trolls.
Ariana Grande reportedly gains 13 million followers on Instagram in last four months to overtake Selena Gomez as the most followed woman on the social media site; Rotten Tomatoes makes moves to combat internet trolls after the site witnessed an uptick in non-constructive input sometimes bordering on trolling.
Selena Gomez has been crowned the world’s top Instagram celeb – despite having fewer followers than many of her rivals.
The singing star still has a mind-boggling 151.8 million followers.
But social media-monitoring website hype Auditor places her top because she gets an average of 3.6 million likes per post.
Boffins at the site use programs to weed out fake followers and the information is used by companies eager to get the best value for money from stars plugging merchandise and services.
The site additionally reveals that almost all of her fans – 14 % — live in India and that 58 percent are women.
Kylie Jenner comes in at 2 also with 3.6 million likes per post from her 137 million fans – 24 % of whom live in the U.S.
The number 3 spot is taken by Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo – who has 170.1million fans however engagement is down at 2.8 million.
Most of his fans live in Iran and India — a total of 24 % — and over 3 quarters are men.
Below him in the table is Barcelona legend Lionel Messi with 126.1 million followers and an average of 2.4 million likes per post.
The majority of his followers live in Spain with 11 % and 77 percent are men.
Beyoncé is at No. 5 – a chart position she is unused to occupying.
She has 128.1 million followers, bags 2.3 million likes a post and 27 % of her fans live in the States, with just 3 % from the U.K.
Kim Kardashian is at No. 6. She gets around 1.6 m likes a pop from her 141.2 million fans — with a 3rd living in the States.
Instagram itself is at No. 7. The platform has 303.2 million followers however engagement is just 700,000 likes per post.
At No. 8 is Ariana Grande. The site says 24 % of her 156.9 million followers live in the U.S.A. and that she gets 1.1 million likes per post.
Number 9 is Justin Bieber with 113.9 million fans and 1.5 million likes and at 10 is Hollywood star The Rock.
He gets an average of 1.2 million likes per post from his 145.7 million fans. The information says 21 % live in the U.S.A. and 4 percent within the U.K.
The highest placed Brit in the top 1000 Instagrammers is Harry Potter star Emma Watson at No. 19 with 51 million fans and 1.4 million likes per picture uploaded.