Paris Becomes Most Followed City on Twitter, Drops Time-Lapse Video


Paris has become the “top world capital on Twitter,” having surpassed the one-million-follower-mark, a first for any city’s official Twitter account.

To fête the milestone, the city posted a stunning time-lapse video of Paris on its official site and Facebook account:


Un timelapse de Paris pour vous dire merci ! #1MillionParisParis est tellement beau vu d’en haut ❤ Pour fêter notre million d’abonnés sur Twitter, nous vous offrons cet incroyable timelapse de Paris depuis la Tour Saint-Jacques. La suite est à découvrir sur #1MillionParis

Posted by PARIS on Monday, February 22, 2016

And yet, there was still an unfillable void in the City of Light:

The Big Apple was quick to respond:

But, for some reason, Paris felt the need to poke the Giant That Never Sleeps:

Recipe? Whatever that mean, New York City was having none of it:

Paris was quick to demure:

We at French Morning, in our established capacity as adjudicators of transatlantic culinary disputes—evidenced by the Baguette Battle—offer our services to the two warring cities, both of which we call home.

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