Specials Betting By Joe Crilly

Twitter Meltdown: Who Will Be The Most Followed This Year?

As the UK awoke to the shocking news that *gasp* Twitter was down, Tweeters up and down the land were furiously refreshing mobiles and computers in order to get their fix of 140 characters. Katy Perry is one of those celebs whose Twitter feeds will have gone off the radar during those hellish hours the site was down and William Hill make the Princess of Pop a  4/9 shot to be the most followed person on Twitter at the end of 2016.

Justin Bieber is the 4/1 second favourite and Taylor Swift 6/1.

“Twitter going down showed us that we cannot live without real time updates from our favourite celebs and Katy Perry is odds on to be the most followed of those celebs come the end of the year,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.

Who will have the most followers by the end of 2016: 4/9 Katy Perry; 4/1 Justin Bieber; 6/1 Taylor Swift; 9/1 Selena Gomez; 12/1 Ellen DeGeneres; 16/1 Jimmy Fallon; 16/1 Justin Timberlake; 20/1 Adele; 20/1 Britney Spears; 20/1 Lady Gaga; 20/1 Rihanna; 25/1 BAR