New Delhi: Achieving yet another feat on social media, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday became the most followed politician in the world on micro-blogging site Twitter.
The Twitter account of PM Modi today surpassed 70 million (7 crores) followers mark.
With this achievement, PM Modi has now reached the top of the list of most-followed politicians on Twitter, surpassing former United States President Donald Trump.
After the Twitter account of former US President Donald Trump was suspended earlier this year, PM Modi’s name went to the top of the list of popular leaders on the micro-blogging site. However, before PM Modi, this title was registered in the name of Trump.
Nearly 88.7 million i.e. 8.87 crore people were following the personal Twitter handle of US President Donald Trump. During that time, PM Modi was at second position in the list of active leaders of the world. During that time, nearly 64.7 million i.e. 6 crore 47 lakh people were following PM Modi.
PM Modi has been one of the most searched politicians on various social media sites including Twitter, Youtube and Google in 2020.
A report published by Checkbrand in November 2020 stated that PM Modi was the most popular politician on the social media in the country as he led the highest number of trends on platforms like Twitter, Google Search and YouTube during August to October period.
The report also stated that brand value in monetary terms basis the engagement and followers for Prime Minister Modi stood at Rs 3.36 billion (Rs 336 crore) in 2020.