Even for the most Twitter-obsessed of us, we've all been through those spring cleaning periods where we decide to tidy up our followers. But a handful of celebrities have no qualms when it comes to following people en masse. So how many is too many? We know it when we see it. If you're on Twitter with even semi-regularity, it's likely that these people will follow you back, or maybe they already do.
Katy Perry still has the edge over Bieber in total followers, but then she follows just more than 200 people compared to Justin's 316,000. Still, it's a small fraction of the millions who've followed him back.
Taye Diggs may be the first famous example of an over-follower. After his immense number of follows became an Internet mystery in 2014, he explained he hired a "social network dude" who followed people for him and used Twitter as a news "ticker" rather than just to disseminate information. And that ticker keeps getting more dense.
Yoko Ono - @yokoono - 932K Following, 5.04M Followers
Back in 2011, Yoko Ono held the record for following the most people on Twitter, even surpassing President Obama.
Jose Bautista - @JoeyBats19- 988K Following, 1.27M Followers
The king of bat flips is also one of the kings of Twitter. The Toronto Blue Jays player tweeted that he'll follow anyone who gives him a retweet or talks about baseball and raises awareness of the game.
Lil B THE BASEDGOD - @LILBTHEBASEDGOD - 1.69M Following, 1.54M Followers
More so than the rapper himself, it's Lil B's alter ego The BasedGod that has cultivated a network of memes and emojis that have made him Internet royalty, and the rapper has returned the favor to all his followers and then some.