"While Oprah may have nearly 6 million fans on her Facebook page, these were fans that followed her to Facebook from TV. And, while we’re counting, doesn’t Red Bull now have 20 million Facebook fans. Doesn’t Starbucks have 22 million Facebook fans? There are quite possibly fans of Oprah who have tens of thousands fans themselves. In the Digital Age, you see, Oprah is no longer the uncontested queen of media."
Interesting thoughts about changes in ‘celebrity culture’ : http://bigthink.com/ideas/38627