Kang Daniel has officially joined Instagram again (@thisisdaniel_k) and shared his first post on Jan 2 at 3pm KST. By 2:35am KST on the next day, he had already reached 1 million followers, meaning he reached the milestone in 11 hours and 35 minutes. Naver now reports that this makes him the fastest account ever on Instagram to reach 1 million followers. The previous record was held by none other than Pope Francis.
Kang Daniel becomes the fastest individual to reach 1 million followers on Instagram within 10 hours and 59 minutes— 파룬 (@balloon_wanted) January 2, 2019
The previous record was held by Pope Francis who opened his Instagram back in 2016 and reached 1 million followers in 12 hours
sources: @balloon_wanted, naver