Breaking News — Rebecca Black is finally an official Twitter user! The 13-year-old singer turned Internet sensation launched to superstardom when her single “Friday” went viral on YouTube, and now she has been making her interview rounds. So how did Reb spend her Friday? She stopped by KIIS FM studios and visited Ryan Seacrest, who helped her set up an official Twitter account!
“It’s friday…so connected w/ @MsRebeccaBlack & got her on twitter! Just gave her a crash course” Ryan Tweeted yesterday along with the below picture of him hanging with the star.
@_RebeccaBlack_ which was purported to her her Twitter by many news outlets, is just a well organized fan page following the progress of the rising star’s music career.
The account gained 47,050 followers.
Rebecca’s official account, @MsRebeccaBlack, currently has 5,231 followers since it launched yesterday, and we bet that number will continue to climb.
So what was Rebecca’s first Tweet? Thanking Ryan for his help!
“We so excited… because it’s Friday and I made an official twitter!!! Thanks @RyanSeacrest” she wrote.
Rebecca’s song is climbing up the iTunes’ Top 100 chart, now at No. 19, a jump from the No. 31 spot yesterday!
“Thanks to everyone who contributed to the 18 MILLION views! Great way to end my Friday. G’nite Twitterverse! <3” Rebecca Tweeted last night.
So if you are up for a listen of the upbeat ditty this Saturday morning, join the now 22 million (as the video received 4 million views overnight) who have already been hooked on the catchy “Friday.”