Selena Gomez Is The Most Popular Person On Instagram - Here's Why

She's overtaken BFF Taylor Swift

Selena Gomez is now officially the most-followed person on Instagram, overtaking best friend Taylor Swift who previously held the title. She now has 69.5m followers to Swift's still-impressive 69.2m. 

The 23-year-old singer rarely scores less than 1 million 'likes' for a post, even though she doesn't post that regularly.

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Two days ago she got 1.4m 'likes' for a video fo her eating a MacDonalds cheeseburger. Now that's talent.

So we've decided to dissect just why the former Disney star is such an Insta winner...

She rules the throwback

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We're pretty sure Barney aces any TBT you've EVER posted.

She's not a slave to social media

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She'll leave her phone behind so she can be more 'present'. We should all do that more, no?

She makes us want to wear a tracksuit

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Hello, Vetements tracksuit. Selena mkaes you look really good.

She posts just the right amount of selfies


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Just two in the last three weeks. 

She preps for Paris Style Week the way that everyone should

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No messing about with green juice and smashed avocado here.

She has the most liked Instagram picture

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The most liked picture from over 500 million Instagram users, that is.

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