Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan is one of the most active celebrities on Twitter with nearly 17 million followers. Moments ago, he tweeted that his Twitter account has been allegedly hacked.
T 1980 -WHOA !..My Twitter handle hacked ! Sex sites planted as ‘following’ ! Whoever did this, try someone else, buddy, I don’t need this !
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) August 31, 2015
Bachchan tweeted that there was some unusual activity on his Twitter account, and someone seems to have accessed it to follow ‘sex sites’. At the time of filing this story, he however seems to have gotten back control over his account and unfollowed these aforementioned sites.
Big B is one of the most active celebrities on social media. While many use their accounts to promote their movie or TV series, Bachchan uses his accounts and his personal blog to write about his daily experiences. His Twitter account has nearly 17 million followers, while his Facebook account has more than 27 million likes.
In comparison, some of the other Bollywood celebrities on Twitter like Shah Rukh Khan has 15 million followers, Salman Khan 13.7 million followers, Deepika Padukone has 11.3 million followers and Priyanka Chopra has 10.8 million followers. Earlier this year, not surprisingly, Big B was also named as the ‘Social Media Person of the Year’ by the IAMAI.