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Celebrities on Google+ in Week One


It took nearly three years from Twitter’s 2006 launch before celebrities started flocking to the service en masse (although MC Hammer was an early adopter -- see timeline below).

But Google+ has attracted a number of big names in its first week beyond tech-savvy actor Ashton Kutcher. These celebs include singer Taylor Swift, 2012 Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, and yes, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, currently the most popular person on Google+.

Soulja Boy
https://plus.google.com/116381176537835440497

Mark Cuban
https://plus.google.com/106318111152683661692/posts

Felicia Day
https://plus.google.com/110286587261352351537/posts

Newt Gingrich
https://plus.google.com/108373054660269328912/posts

Ashton Kutcher
https://plus.google.com/111349452026918594706/posts

Taylor Swift
https://plus.google.com/114196589117709389616/posts

Kanye West
https://plus.google.com/114559689060216093873/posts

Mark Zuckerberg
https://plus.google.com/104560124403688998123/posts

Asked for invite
Alyssa Milano
http://twitter.com/#!/Alyssa_Milano/status/86598262441783296


When Celebrities Joined Twitter (a Selection)
Barack Obama, March 2007
MC Hammer, May 2007
Arnold Schwarzenegger, January 2008
Lady Gaga, March 2008
William Shatner, June 2008
Jimmy Fallon, July 2008
Britney Spears, September 2008
Lance Armstrong, October 2008
Shaquille O’Neal, November 2008
Ashton Kutcher, January 2009
Oprah Winfrey, January 2009 [sent her first tweet that April]
Kim Kardashian, March 2009
Justin Bieber, March 2009
Tom Hanks, June 2009
Charlie Sheen, March 2011

Reader Comments (1)

Blake from Toms is on too:
https://plus.google.com/113188328635810899859/posts?hl=en&tab=wh

July 7, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterJeff

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