There are few leaders across the world that has used this tech medium so effectively and one among them was our Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Modi who used social networking sites very effectively during the Lok Sabha elections 2014 that propelled his party to a record breaking success has largest fans on Twitter and Facebook .
Now the tech savvy prime minster has merged as the third most followed world leader on social networking site Twitter. Modi today has surpassed Indonesia President, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono who is currently at rank 3 and occupied the place. Only US President Barack Obama and Pope are ahead of Modi in Twitter followers count.
While Obama has got 43.9 million followers, Pope have over 14 million followers. With over 5.09 million followers, Modi surpassed Indonesian President SB Yudhoyono (5.08 million) on Thursday.
Meanwhile, Modi is the World’s second most popular politician on Facebook and he is only next to US president Barack Obama. With over 18 million Facebook followers, Modi is just behind US President. The statistics show how effectively Modi has been using the social media to stay connected to the people. The Prime Minister meets Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg yesterday in his office and the latter said that India was very important country for Facebook.