Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set new world record as he is the third most followed leader on Twitter in the world. Modi is next only to US President Barack Obama and Pope who are first and second respectively.
Modi, who was at the fourth spot till last week, has overtaken Indonesian President S B Yudhoyono today on the popular microblogging site with 5.09 million followers. Obama has 43.9 million followers, while the Pope and Yudhoyono have over 14 million and 5.08 million followers, respectively.
Meanwhile, Modi is the World’s second most popular politician on Facebook only next to US president Barack Obama. With over 18 million Facebook followers, Modi is just behind US President.