BTS Gets Featured on Forbes Magazine for Most Retweeted Artists
Nicholas Kim, March 23, 2016, 8:15 a.m.
Korean septet BTS, also known as the Bangtan Boys, was the most retweeted celebrity on Twitter, according to Forbes. The American business magazine published an article to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Twitter, with a ranking of top ten artists who were the most retweeted last month. The list included top Hollywood stars and singers Kanye West, Justin Bieber, ZAYN, Ariana Grande, and Demi Lovato.
Surprisingly, the one to make it to the top of the list was BTS, a K-pop boy group with rising popularity across the world. The data showed that BTS were retweeted 5,393,500 times in the past 30 days, setting a record.
The report went viral online as it proved BTS’ huge fan base and influence on the public.
Twitter is one of the most-used social networking platform, with over 3.2 billion users and an average of 10 billion visitors per month.