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Shakira sets 100 million likes record on Facebook
PTI
Los Angeles, July 19, 2014
First Published: 15:17 IST(19/7/2014)
Last Updated: 15:20 IST(19/7/2014)
Grammy-winner Shakira has set a record on Facebook by becoming the first celebrity to garner 100 million likes on the social networking site.
 
The 37-year-old Columbian singer is the first person ever to reach the 100 million mark on Facebook, reported the People magazine.
 
"I am honoured and humbled about reaching this milestone. Social media and specifically Facebook has helped myself and other artists bridge the gap between the stage and the audience," said Shakira.
 
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg congratulated Shakira on her achievement. "Congrats! What an amazing milestone for an amazing person," he wrote in a comment on her page.
 
The 'Waka waka' singer also posted a video of her notable Facebook moments throughout the years on the social networking site.
 
The video includes her charity work, album covers, a baby bump photo and cute snapshots of her son, Milan at 18 months. Along with that she posted a video thanking her fans for their support.

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