Sharon Cuneta joins Twitter


Posted at Jan 07 2012 08:43 PM | Updated as of Jan 08 2012 04:45 AM

MANILA, Philippines – The “Megastar” Sharon Cuneta has finally given in to Twitter as she officially joined the microblogging and social networking service on her birthday.

Cuneta, who celebrated her birthday on Friday, is using the Twitter name @sharon_cuneta12.

“I've finally given in! Am finally tweeting - for the first time ever - after receiving so many sweet bday msgs. I am overwhelmed,” her first “tweet” read.

As of 8 p.m. on Saturday, the singer-actress has more than 13,000 followers.

Cuneta’s husband Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan welcomed his wife on Twitter.

“@sharon_cuneta12 welcome to twitter to my sweetheart of 17 years and my wife of 15 years and going and going and going,” he tweeted.

The senator has been active on Twitter with more than 200,000 followers.

Cuneta's daughter KC has more than 1 million Twitter followers.

A number of fake accounts have been created on Twitter using Cuneta’s name. Cuneta has previously warned her fans against the bogus accounts.

Cuneta will be sharing the stage with Kapamilya star Martin Nievera on February for their pre-valentine concert "Once In a Lifetime".