The five were found to have more influence on the social networking site than the Prime Minister and business mogul Sir Alan Sugar.
Former X Factor bands One Direction and Little Mix are set to battle it out to be named Best British Group at the BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards.
Footballer Gabby Agbonlahor was the subject of angry Twitter threats after a tackle on 1D's Louis left him vomiting on the sideline.
An extended version of the film One Direction: This Is Us will be released by Sony Pictures in cinemas this Friday.
The film, which tells the story of the band's rise to fame including concert footage, will feature new material and four songs not previously in the movie.
The film has taken an estimated $58m worldwide since opening last month.
Sir Elton John reportedly defended Harry Styles on stage during his gig at the iTunes Festival after the One Direction star was booed.
Sir Elton took a moment to thank the "fabulous Harry Styles" for attending his performance at the Roundhouse in Camden but was met with boos from the crowd, The Mirror said.
The Rocket Man singer apparently defended Styles, who was pictured travelling to the show on the tube, by responding: "I love One Direction, f*** off."
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One Direction will release their third album, called Midnight Memories, this November in a bid to dominate the Christmas charts.
The record will include their number one hit Best Song Ever and tops a busy year for the boy band, who recently released their first film.
The band's previous two albums have topped charts around the world and their recent film made almost £3.5 million at the UK box office in the first weekend after its release, as well as raking in £11 million in its opening weekend in the US.
Midnight Memories will be released on November 25.
One Direction star Liam Payne escaped unharmed after a fire broke out at his home but three others were taken to hospital with injuries.
The singer was in the flat on the 34th floor of a luxury block in Canary Wharf, in London's Docklands, when firefighters were called.
Two men and a women were treated for burns after a blaze started on the balcony but a spokesman for the star said he was unharmed.
Station manager Laurie Kenny, from London Fire Brigade, said: "Firefighters worked quickly and professionally to get the fire under control as quickly as possible.
"Around 30 people left the building before we arrived and were not injured. Two of the occupants had superficial burns to their hands and the third had burns to his hands and face. All three have been taken to hospital."
Six fire engines and 35 firefighters were called to the scene. The cause of the fire is being investigated.
A spokesman for One Direction has confirmed that band member Zayn Malik has become engaged to Little Mix singer Perrie Edwards.
Malik, who has a cartoon version of his now fiancee tattooed on his right bicep, is thought to have popped the question to his fellow pop star over the weekend.
A spokesman confirmed today: "Zayn and Perrie are engaged, but any further detail regarding their relationship is private."
The now 20-year-olds met two years ago backstage at ITV's The X Factor.
One Direction member Liam has said that the process of making a film has made him wonder whether the band's stardom will last forever.
"It's not going to last forever, but we're just enjoying the ride at the moment," he said.
The boys told Daybreak's Richard Arnold that they like the idea of living a normal life and "living in the hills" when their days in the spotlight were over.
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