Narendra Modi emerges as ‘most tweeted about world leader’ after Donald Trump
Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emerged because the “most tweeted about world chief” after US President Donald Trump in 2017, microblogging web site Twitter stated on Tuesday. Additionally, the Prime Minister continues to be essentially the most adopted Indian on the positioning.
Nonetheless, the expansion in Modi’s follower base at 52 per cent was decrease than that of Indian cricket crew skipper Virat Kohli.
As per a Twitter report capturing traits in 2017, PM Modi noticed his follower base growing to 37.5 million (as of December four), from 24.6 million in 2016.
Congrats to @narendramodi who tops essentially the most adopted checklist on Twitter in India with 37.5 million followers. This is the ten most adopted Indians on Twitter this 12 months #ThisHappened pic.twitter.com/onP2uWxEvg
— Twitter India (@TwitterIndia) December 5, 2017
In the meantime, among the many world chief, two postings of former US president Barack Obama had been among the many high three most-liked tweets of 2017.
Obama’s tweet “Nobody is born hating one other particular person due to the color of his pores and skin or his background or his faith…” was the second most retweeted tweets of the 12 months.
A tweet by Carter Wilkerson “Assist me please… A person wants his nuggs” which was retweeted three.6 million occasions was essentially the most retweeted tweet of this 12 months, in accordance to a knowledge compiled by Twitter.
Twitter stated Trump with 44.1 million followers and Modi with 37.5 million followers are respectively the primary and second “most tweeted about world leaders” for the 12 months 2017.
Different world leaders to determine within the high 10 checklist are Nicolas Maduro from Venezuela, Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, Emmanuel Macron from France, Enrique Pena Nieto from Mexico, Mauricip Macri of Argentina, Britain’s Theresa Could, Columbia’s Juan Manuel Santos and Akun resmi Joko Widodo of Indonesia.
Obama’s two different tweets had been among the many 10 hottest tweets of the 12 months.
“This included thanks for every part. My final ask is similar as my first. I am asking you to consider – not in my capability to create change, however in yours,” which he tweeted on January 10.
Obama’s tweet as president on January 2 – “It has been the honour of my life to serve you. You made me a greater chief and a greater man,” was one other hottest tweets of 2017.
Obama’s twitter deal with — @BarackObama — has 97.6 million followers.
Indian-American Preet Bharara, this 12 months, emerged as the highest adopted new US political account.
The highest 10 most tweeted-about information shops of the 12 months are Fox Information, CNN, New York Occasions, MSNBC, Washington Pist, The Hill, NBC information, ABC, Politico and AP.
And the highest tweeted elected officers this 12 months had been that of Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and Home Speaker Paul Ryan.
(With PTI Inputs)