King of All Social Media

There's no question fans were hungry for Howard to join Twitter. This chart displays when the fan accounts following Howard Stern and Piers Morgan were originally created (since Jan 1st of 2009). Over 5,000 accounts were created after @sternshow signed up for Twitter and over 52,000 of Howard's current followers created their accounts after he announced on February 2nd he was joining Twitter.

How many accounts were created in the buzz of Piers Morgan joining Twitter? Take a look for yourself.

Twitter Followers by Signup Date

Howard Stern Piers Morgan
217,706
Messages sent to @HowardStern
since February 2nd
499,604
People follow @HowardStern on Twitter
35
Avg number of retweets for every
tweet made by Howard
As of 2:00am est - 2011-03-30