Nash Grier gets 600,000 Twitter followers

If you’re on Twitter, you might notice that Mooresville’s Nash Grier is the subject of the top U.S. trend, “nashto600k.”

Nash, a sophomore at Davidson Day, has reached 600,000 followers on Twitter.

That’s pocket change compared with his followers on Vine, which launched him into online stardom: Rankzoo.com shows he is the third-most followed person on Vine in the world with more than 4.07 million followers.

Vine is an app for six-second, looping videos.

Nash’s story, first reported by the Observer in October, was the fifth most-read story online at charlotteobserver.com in 2013.