PM Narendra Modi crosses 8 million Twitter followers

screen-twitter-modi-759Prime Minister Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) today crossed the 8 million follower mark on Twitter.

The Prime Minister continued innovating on social media as he became the first Prime Minister across the world to take a Twitter Mirror on tour with him. During his visit to Australia, Mr Modi tweeted using the tool with the Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott as well as students from Queensland University of Technology.

A Twitter Mirror is a backstage ‘photo-booth’ for behind-the-scenes and exclusive moments involving celebrities and influencers for live events.

The use of Twitter Mirror is a great example of how Mr Modi continues to connect with Indians, at home and overseas, and underlines the relevance of digital diplomacy in today’s world.

Since his election win in May earlier this year, the Prime Minister’s Twitter account (@narendramodi) has doubled in followers adding more than 4 million followers. His election victory Tweet remains the most retweeted Tweet of all time from India with 70,586 tweets.

Only American President Barack Obama, with over 43 million followers, and Pope Francis, with over 14 million followers, are ahead of Modi as most followed political or religious leaders globally.

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) on Wednesday crossed the 8 million followers mark on Twitter. He continued his presence on social media platforms as he became the first Prime Minister across the world to take a Twitter Mirror on tour with him. During his visit to Australia, he tweeted using the tool with the Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott as well as students from Queensland University of Technology.

Modi has also crossed the 25 million mark on Facebook. He has 25,011,594 followers on Facebook and is the second most popular leader after US President Barack Obama.

A Twitter Mirror is a backstage ‘photo-booth’ for behind-the-scenes and exclusive moments involving celebrities and influencers for live events.

PM Modi essentially uses Twitter or Twitter Mirror to connect with Indians, at home and overseas, and underlines the relevance of digital diplomacy in today’s world.

– See more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/technology/social/pm-narendra-modi-crosses-the-8-million-followers-mark-on-twitter/#sthash.LmCCfX6E.dpuf

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