BJP and AAP parties are far ahead of the Congress in attracting “followers” to their Twitter accounts. Also Read - Koo user base reaches 15 million, plans spreading wings to Southeast Asia
According to Twitter data, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which started its account in October 2010, now has 1.41 million followers. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), India’s youngest party, started its Twitter account in July 2012 — a few months before it was born. It commands 1.33 million followers. Also Read - Anyone on Twitter can now host a Space: Here's how
In contrast, the Congress, India’s oldest political party, has only 351,000 followers. A latecomer to the social media, its Twitter account opened in February 2013. Also Read - Facebook’s new name could be Meta or Horizon, or will it be called FB?
As far Facebook is concerned, the dynamics are slightly different. BJP leads the way with around 7,471,161 likes on its official page, followed by Congress with 3,560,782 likes. While the AAP party lags behind with 850,626 likes, Arvind Kejriwal is way ahead with 6,392,359 likes.