Why Shakira became Facebook's most popular celebrity
Shakira has more than 100 million fans. So has become the world's most liked celebrity on Facebook, setting the record of popularity.
Two other stars - Rihanna and Eminem, who have a respective 91.9 million and 89 million likes are following her.
To put Shakira's Facebook figures into perspective, someone who works for the social media channel - who clearly had an enviably quiet few days in the office - has helpfully put together a few facts to add context to the figure.
She has a huge following in South America, most of Shakira's fans are women (57 per cent), most of whom are single (58 per cent). Most of her fans live in Mexico City, Cairo or Istanbul.
She scored a lot of interest because she was very active during the World Cup, performing her tournament hit, "La La La", at the closing ceremony.
Also, her team post in different languages, including English, Spanish, German, French and Russian, so that her international following constantly feel involved.
Shakira also attracts while sharing personal pictures of herself with her family. By the way,- her most shared post is an image of her with her husband, Gerard Pique (quite famous footballer who is playing for FK Barcelona and Spanish national team) and her new-born son, Milan.
And her account on Twitter has more than 26 million followers which makes her one of the most popular stars with this social network as well.
|Shakira's Twitter page with 26.2 million followers.|