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Stats don't lie: Colombian pop star Shakira is the most 'liked' celebrity on Facebook

Published on Jul 20, 2014 10:40 PM
 
Colombian singer Shakira performs during a closing ceremony ahead of the final football match between Germany and Argentina for the FIFA World Cup at The Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on July 13, 2014. Shakira has become the first person to reach more than 100 million fans on Facebook, becoming the most “liked” celebrity on the social network in the process. -- PHOTO: AFP 

PARIS (AFP) - Colombian pop star Shakira has become the first person to reach more than 100 million fans on Facebook, becoming the most “liked” celebrity on the social network in the process.

The multi-lingual singer, who recently performed at the closing ceremony of the 2014 Brazil World Cup, stands ahead of rivals Eminem and Rihanna, who have amassed 91.9 million and 89 million fans respectively.

The number of fans a person has on Facebook is measured by how many people have chosen to “like” their page and follow updates from it.

 

 
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