Justin Bieber Posts On Instagram, Quickly Gets Thousands of Followers

biebertweetJustin Bieber just posted his first photo on an Instagram account, and according to Photorank.me, he garnered more than 1,700 followers in his first hour of using the service.

How do we know it’s actually Justin Bieber’s account? First, Bieber linked to this picture from his Twitter account.

The fact that this is Justin Bieber’s account was confirmed by Instagram cofounder Kevin Systrom, who told TechCrunch that the gigantic hoard of users to suddenly converge upon Instagram were there because Bieber had posted his first Instagram photo.

According to Photorank.me, which measures influence in the photo sharing space, “Bieber’s numbers are already off the chart.” That’s what happens when you’re an Internet celebrity with 11.188 million followers on Twitter. At this rate, he could become one of the 15 top Instagram users overnight.

So “La traffic sucks,” Mr. Bieber? Who knew Justin Bieber had to deal with L.A. traffic? We thought he flew around in a helicopter, or at least had a constant police escort.

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