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Shakira sets Facebook world record reaching 100m likes

By Frankie McCamley
Newsbeat Reporter

image copyrightShakira/Twitter
image captionThis image collected over 3.5 million likes

Shakira has set a new social media record after becoming the first person to reach more than 100 million likes on Facebook.

She got the title just after posting a photo of herself at the closing ceremony of the World Cup in Brazil last Sunday.

The image alone got more than 3.5 million likes, becoming the star's most liked Facebook post to date.

Guinness World Records have confirmed the record.

The new milestone adds to Shakira's existing record for most "liked" person on Facebook.

The Colombian born singer-songwriter now has more likes than pop stars including Rihanna and Eminem.

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