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Happy to follow you, Katie Holmes! The "Romantics" actress finally caved and joined Twitter on Oct. 25.

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"So happy to be on twitter!!!!!!" she wrote under the verified handle @KatieHolmes212. "Sending first tweets from South Africa!!!!!" The Manhattan resident is currently in Cape Town to shoot the film adaptation of the popular young-adult novel "The Giver," alongside Taylor Swift, Jeff Bridges, Alexander Skarsgard and Meryl Streep. (Three-time Oscar winner Streep has yet to join the social media network, but anything is possible.)

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Holmes also re-tweeted a post from makeup mogul Bobbi Brown's official company handle. The 34-year-old mom to Suri has an exclusive makeup line with the beauty brand and serves as its ambassador-- she follows both the company's handle and Brown, with whom she has a close working relationship. As of Friday morning, other notable brands and figures Holmes is following include Swift, Vogue and SoulCycle, providing glimpses of her everyday life in New York City.

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Though she has some ways to go before she catches up to Swift's 35 million followers, Holmes acquiring 5,000-plus followers in her first four hours is not too shabby.

Welcome to the wonderful world of Twitter, Katie!


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