Narendra Modi beats Salman Khan to become the most retweeted in India
With over 56,000 tweets in six hours, Narendra Modi’s “India has won!” tweet became the most retweeted tweet ever in India. The record was previously held by Salman Khan with 48,600 retweets.
Modi is the only politician in the list of most retweeted from India.
From the day elections were announced to the day polling ended, 29 million people in India made 227 million interactions (posts, comments, shares, and likes) regarding the Indian Elections on Facebook. That’s two-thirds of all daily active Facebook users in India and an average of 10 interactions per person.
In addition, 13 million people made 75 million interactions regarding Narendra Modi.
On each day of polling Facebook ran a megaphone to people in India letting them know it was Election Day and encouraging them to share that they voted. This megaphone was seen by over 31 million people.
During the election Narendra Modi became the second most-liked politician on Facebook behind only President Obama, and Arvind Kejriwal also joined the ranks of the top five liked politicians globally.