As the ninth and last round of Lok Sabha voting came to an end today, Twitter India revealed how busy the social media platform has been in the past 24 hours. There were 684,000 tweets in the past 24 hours related to Lok Sabha elections, with a total reach of 2.3 billion. In comparison, on the opening day of voting, there were 628,467 election-related tweets, with a reach of 1.69 billion. Also Read - Koo user base reaches 15 million, plans spreading wings to Southeast AsiaAlso Read - Anyone on Twitter can now host a Space: Here's how
Unsurprisingly, Narendra Modi continued to be the most talked about person on Twitter followed by AAP and BJP. There were nearly 113,000 tweets about Modi, followed by 78,000 tweets each for AAP and BJP. The trending topics in the 24 hours include #Verdict2014, #AlwayswithCongress, Vote for BJP and West Bengal (where the last round of elections took place). Also Read - Tesla should make EVs in India to seek tax benefits: Niti Aayog suggests
Narendra Modi s tweet was the most retweeted in the past 24 hours. At the time of filing this story it had been retweeted 1,679 times and favorited 1,311 times.
My special request to the youth – go out & vote and take your family and friends along to the polling booth!
Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 12, 2014
Modi was followed by Dipankar Gupta s tweet, which has been retweeted 1,030 times and favorited 502 times.
Latest buzz in Varanasi is that Kejriwal inching up. Amazing! No money, no muscle. A great case study for Sociology and Political Science
Dipankar Gupta (@dipankar140) May 11, 2014