Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweets, wishing to go off all social media platforms in a week. He left everyone wondering as he did not present any reason for this sudden decision.
He tweeted, “This Sunday, thinking of giving up my social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & YouTube. Will keep you all posted.”
This Sunday, thinking of giving up my social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & YouTube. Will keep you all posted.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 2, 2020
PM’s tweet received mixed reactions from the netizens. One of the Twitterati asked him, “Modiji how many retweets for you to drop this idea?”
Modiji how many retweets for you to drop this idea?
— THE SKIN DOCTOR (@theskindoctor13) March 2, 2020
PM Modi was one of the few politicians to have been an active user of all the Social Media platforms. After joining Twitter and Facebook in 2009, he frequently engaged on Twitter, communicating directly with his followers. He has a follower count of 53.3 million followers on Twitter.
On Facebook, he has 44 million people following him and garnered a huge interactive fan base. PM Modi has also been regularly uploading videos on Youtube and has 4.5 million subscribers with more than 12,000 videos.
Modi also has an Instagram account, popular mostly among the young generation and has a very little number of politicians using it. He has a whopping follower count of 35.2 million on Instagram, where he shares his lighter moments like enjoying a hearty meal of Litti chokha.
In an hour, the tweet has amassed the social media with 40,000 likes, 14,000 retweets, and thousands of replies.