Friday, March 2, 2012

Justin Bieber Birthday Sets New Record

March 1, 2012 marks the 18th birthday of Canadian pop singer, Justin Bieber. And for all "Beliebers" out there, it's the best time to break some records... a Guinness World Record that is.

For a span of 24 hours, Justin Bieber fans tried to make a new record for the most social media messages. A website, has been setup to count all the social media mentions.

And as of a few hours ago, the previous record of 209,771 has already been broken. Still with 9 hours left to the day as of this writing, the Justin Bieber birthday social media messages has already reached 250,116. Congratulations to all Justin Bieber fans!

Moreover, the hashtag #HappyBirthdayKidrauhl is now a trending topic on Twitter. For those who don't know, Kidrauhl is one of Bieber's many nicknames.

Justin Bieber has more than 17 million followers on Twitter, which puts him in second place to singer Lady Gaga, with 18 million.