Twitter says pop singer Katy Perry is the first person to have 100 million followers on its social media platform.

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"Today, we #WITNESS history," the company posted on its own official account Friday. "Congratulations @katyperry, the first to reach 100 million followers! #LoveKaty."

"Thank you, @Twitter, for always giving me an opportunity to have a voice! #LoveKaty," Perry replied.

Perry, 32, released her latest album Witness this week.