Celebrities on Twitter: Who Joined in 2011?

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Here we looked at the top topics and hashtags on Twitter in 2011. We also looked at Twitter’s story about reconnecting a homeless man and his daughter as part of the company’s year-in-review.

Also as part of the 2011 review, the company is highlighting some of the noteworthy names that joined Twitter over the course of the year.

January:

Joaquin Lopez-Dóriga

Buenos días a tod@s. Les deseo un muy buen inicio de semana. Hoy estamos a 20 días de Navidad. 2 hours ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® · powered by @socialditto

James Cameron

Skynet was supposed to go operational tonight. Instead of machines taking over, we have the very real threat of global warming. 229 days ago via web · powered by @socialditto

February

Howard Stern

Beth and Apple. Photo by me. http://t.co/LK7DpV3T 14 days ago via web · powered by @socialditto

Matt Drudge

2012, year of our lives. It won't be end of world, will just feel like it. Me: Deep breathing, looking up at clouds. Sharpening up the nails 17 days ago via web · powered by @socialditto

March

Charlie Sheen

Join me, @KevinBacon & #sixdegrees network 2 end #hunger w/ @_MealsOnWheels. Donate Now! Please RT
http://t.co/WsxSi2YD 20 hours ago via WhoSay · powered by @socialditto

Robin Roberts

Merry Monday because @SamChampion is back!!!! Also because my Saints won again...who dat? Hope you had a wonderful weekend too. 5 hours ago via TweetDeck · powered by @socialditto

Christina Aguilera

Happy 30th birthday @britneyspears!!! 2 days ago via TweetDeck · powered by @socialditto

Bronx Zoo’s Cobra

Anyone know of a great Cyber Monday deal on glass cutters? Asking for a friend. 6 days ago via HootSuite · powered by @socialditto

Amtrak Northeast Corridor

Service restored on Train 669(13) with residual delays possible. Thank you for your patience. 21 days ago via engage121 · powered by @socialditto

April

Billy Crystal

In training for the #Oscars.I am first former Yankee to host the show. http://t.co/ZakyR0pd 16 days ago via Twitter for iPad · powered by @socialditto

Nelson Mandela

We have uploaded photos of the "#Archives at the Crossroads" to Flickr, http://t.co/0fUf7ckS 47 seconds ago via web · powered by @socialditto

May

U.S. Secret Service

News Release: Pennsylvania woman admits to using stolen cards to make
purchases http://t.co/u1XeRs4I 5 days ago via web · powered by @socialditto

Jacob G. Zuma

Wonderful listening to the concerns of fellow South Africans on Tuesday. Today I take some of those concerns to the leaders of BRICS & #G20 32 days ago via Twitter for iPhone · powered by @socialditto

Roberto Gomez Bolanos

Muy pronto "Que bonita vecindad" será la canción que reunirá a toda América, entérate como http://t.co/LjK6nKmS #CelebraChespirito 1 day ago via web · powered by @socialditto

Alec Baldwin

My conversation with the one and only Chris Rock is now available for podcast...

http://t.co/zS6OPBzQ 2 hours ago via Twitter for iPhone · powered by @socialditto

June

Gwyneth Paltrow

Coldplay just added a show at the O2 in London on Dec 10! The concert will benefit Kids Company Benefit called under1roof. Tx just on sale! 7 days ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® · powered by @socialditto

Hope Solo

@maksimC your boys aaron rodgers and tim tebow playing like the winners they are! 😉 14 hours ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® · powered by @socialditto

Plaxico Burress

Starbuck Mondays!!"@AntonioBrown84: Ihop Monday's !" 46 minutes ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® · powered by @socialditto

Jill Abramson

Yesterday's NYT editorial on #occupywallst hit on its many messages. Interesting:http://t.co/9gu2teW7 What do you think? 55 days ago via web · powered by @socialditto

Dr. Willy Mutunga

Wananchi jueni maana baina ya shauri na amri! 18 days ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® · powered by @socialditto

The Pope

Pope Benedict: Advent a time for honest self assessment
§RV http://t.co/W1dGJNRc 1 day ago via updater_news_va_en · powered by @socialditto

July

Jerry Seinfeld

Sydney lovely people!
Thanks all! 2 days ago via Twitterrific · powered by @socialditto

Abby Wambach

@TimTebow just HAS IT!!! Brings back what's good about sports and no one can debate the wins... Keep doing what u do. #inspired 17 hours ago via Twitter for iPhone · powered by @socialditto

Pharell Williams

Thank you Vanity Fair
http://t.co/jXRUKQHJ 2 days ago via Twitter for iPhone · powered by @socialditto

Mia Hamm

Great day being inspired by players from TOPSoccer and NJ Youth Soccer http://t.co/qB6WZtAO 22 days ago via Echofon · powered by @socialditto

Rafael Correa

@juanberpinto_25 Pregunta? Qué pregunta? Lo que se ha hecho es una afirmación totalmente absurda. 12 hours ago via HootSuite · powered by @socialditto

Rafael Nadal

Recordando el buen ambiente en el equipo antes ganar la Davis. Os dejo una pequeña broma que le gastamos a Ferreti... http://t.co/xhL9sisk 5 hours ago via Facebook · powered by @socialditto

Lewis Black

Patrice, so sad to see you leave for parts unknown. Glad for that time on O&A not so long ago. You were an epic of a man and you are missed. 4 days ago via web · powered by @socialditto

August

Women fall in love by what they hear. Men fall in love by what they see. That's why most women wear makeup and most men lie. 4 days ago via CoTweet · powered by @socialditto

Cheryl Cole

Women fall in love by what they hear. Men fall in love by what they see. That's why most women wear makeup and most men lie. 4 days ago via CoTweet · powered by @socialditto

September

Jang Geun Suk

내일 또 장근석 분노 가나요...참 재밌는세상..진짜레알빠이크리 20 days ago via Twitter for iPhone · powered by @socialditto

Salman Rushdie

You can't make this stuff up:
The Muppets Are Communist, Fox Business Network Says http://t.co/Oy4tNpIs via @huffingtonpost 2 hours ago via Tweet Button · powered by @socialditto

Juan Gabriel

Aprender a ser humilde es una cosa... conservarse humilde es el gran Trabajo... AA 3 days ago via web · powered by @socialditto

Alan Partridge

That’s actually really annoying because I wanted something profound/old to mark my twundreth. Going to log off and calm down. 7 days ago via web · powered by @socialditto

Melinda Gates

The impact from increasing access to #familyplanning is so clear, as this #infographic shows. http://t.co/PxAq7GTT #ICFP2011 4 days ago via CoTweet · powered by @socialditto

House of Lords

Does digital technology affect our minds? Peers incl scientist B (Susan) Greenfield ask Govt for its views after 6.45pm http://t.co/V8fWxuQJ 29 minutes ago via TweetDeck · powered by @socialditto

Ricky Gervais

“ I've been diagnosed with terminal twatness and need celeb recognition. Can I have a RT to help raise awareness.”
RG tweet of the month 48 minutes ago via Twitter for iPhone · powered by @socialditto

October

Sean Parker

EMI music publishing goes to SONY -- is the market value of music publishing maxed, and is recorded music poised for a recovery? 22 days ago via web · powered by @socialditto

Gary Barlow

Still get excited at this http://t.co/9tIi4NFg 2 hours ago via Twitter for iPhone · powered by @socialditto

Samuel L. Jackson

Spoke to Jeezy today. In NY screening his doc. Always enjoy that mahfahkka! 5 days ago via Twitter for iPad · powered by @socialditto

Condoleeza Rice

Happy Thanksgiving! May we be thankful for all we have been given and may we extend a hand to those in need. 10 days ago via Twitter for iPhone · powered by @socialditto

Eva Mendes

I'm here in beautiful Sierra Leone, Africa. You wouldn't believe the amount of rapes among women here, especially li... http://t.co/M6jlzyjq 53 days ago via WhoSay · powered by @socialditto

November

Simon Cowell

And on the subject of movies, why haven't they made Anchorman 2? It's the funniest film I have ever seen. 1 day ago via web · powered by @socialditto

December

It’s a little early.

Twitter says it hit 100 million active users in 2011. A lot of the names on this list could help that number continue to grow.

Find more great people to follow on Twitter using Twellow.

Chris Crum
Chris Crum has been a part of the WebProNews team and the iEntry Network of B2B Publications since 2003. Follow Chris on Twitter, on StumbleUpon, on Pinterest and/or on Google: +Chris Crum.