Modi continues to be most followed Indian on Twitter

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 06 Dec 2017 09:03:09


 

NEW DELHI,

PRIME Minister Narendra Modi continues to be the most followed Indian on Twitter, even as the growth in his follower base at 52 per cent was lower than that of Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, according to the microblogging site.


As per a Twitter report capturing trends in 2017, Modi saw his follower base increasing by 52 per cent to 37.5 million (as of December 4), from 24.6 million in 2016.


However, Kohli saw his followers grow by 61 per cent during the same period although on a smaller base.
The cricketer is ending the year with 20.8 million followers, as against 12.9 million last year.Cricket legend, Sachin Tendulkar also saw a growth of 56 per cent in his follower base on Twitter this year. This is the first time ever, Kohli and Tendulkar made it to the list of top 10 most followed Indian accounts, Twitter said.