#Modi2: Here’s what the government did on Facebook in last 2 years

first_imgAs Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government completed two years in power on Thursday, social networking giant Facebook has released an analysis on how the NDA-led government has been using the social networking platform to reach out to the masses.Ministers across portfolios used the platform mostly during the last one year to connect with the public using Facebook tools like Q&A, Live, Instant Articles and Notes, the company said.Here’s what the Modi government did on facebook:1. The Prime Minister’s top posts included the one where he is seen in a picture with his mother. The post received 34,047,024 likes.2. Another post with 34,047,070 likes relates to Modi’s meeting with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in which he thanked the Facebook founder for his support for the ‘Digital India’ initiative.3. Modi continues to be among the most liked world leaders on the social media platform, ranking second in popularity after US President Barack Obama and ahead of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.4. The PM’s personal website – www.narendramodi.in – has gone live on Facebook’s Instant Articles.5. Among the engaging posts were Fertilisers Minister Ananth Kumar’s post pledging support for ‘Digital India’.6. Badal’s post supporting an initiative by additional deputy collector of Mansa, Isha Kalia, called “Udaan – Live your Dream for One Day”, did really well. 7. The top three government initiatives garnering support from the public include ‘Make in India’, ‘Digital India’ and ‘Skill India’.8. Of the 50 cabinet ministers in the government, 47 have verified Facebook presence.These were the top 10 performing ministers on Facebook, based on total likes, shares, comments, average daily posts and page size.Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Home Minister Rajnath Singh.Minister of Human Resource Smriti Irani.Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.Minister of Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal.Power Minister Piyush Goyal.Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari.Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu.Former sports minister and now Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal.Also read:advertisementThese are the best and worst BJP social media performersBJP upgrades social media strategy, proposes using Internet rigorouslylast_img