González, who delivered the "We call BS" speech, has more than 1 million followers
She started posting to her Twitter account after the massacre on her Florida campus
Emma González, a student at the helm of a burgeoning pro-gun control youth movement that erupted after a shooter killed 17 of her classmates and others in Parkland, Florida, now has more Twitter followers than the National Rifle Association.
González created her @Emma4Change account this month, using it for the first time on February 18 – four days after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Since then, she’s built a legion of more than 1 million followers.
The NRA, which joined Twitter in 2009, has 594,000 followers of its main account.
González gave a powerful speech the weekend after the shooting that challenged the NRA and politicians who opted against passing tougher gun laws in response to previous school shootings.
All are advocating for tougher gun laws and other measures to increase school safety and are promoting March For Our Lives student rallies on March 24.