Hillary Clinton picks up more than 50K followers — per hour — on Twitter

Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBiden to debate for first time as front-runner Top Trump ally says potential Amash presidential bid could be problematic in Michigan Chaotic Trump transition leaks: Debates must tackle how Democrats will govern differently MORE on Monday joined Twitter and picked up more than 50,000 followers — per hour.

Clinton describes herself as a wife, mom, lawyer, dog owner, pantsuit aficionado and a few other things, such as a former senator and ex-secretary of State.


About 15 minutes after she let the world know she had joined Twitter, she had more than 20,000 followers. Here is a breakdown of her followers between 1 and 2 p.m.:

1 p.m. — 22, 176

1:15 p.m. — 36, 942

1:37 p.m. — 60,197

1:47 p.m. — 67, 716

2 p.m. — 75, 518

Last we checked, Clinton was headed toward 200K followers. Not bad for one day.