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FAKE SONG VIEWS IS THE TALK OF OLD SKOOL, FAKE FOLLOWERS IN POLITICS IS THE NEW BLACK

By Siddharth Singh . 14th March 2018 10:30pm
FAKE SONG VIEWS IS THE TALK OF OLD SKOOL, FAKE FOLLOWERS IN POLITICS IS THE NEW BLACK

Earlier this month fake song views were the trending topic in the news worldwide. Especially when Harrdy Sanhdu's 'Naah' song got released and broke records worldwide. Leaving Ed Sheeran's 'Perfect' far behind. Well, fake song views are the talk of old skool now as Donald Trump, Pope Francis, Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi and various others world leaders leave the entire world far behind in terms of fake followers on the micro-blogging website Twitter. According to the report, 36,494,344 of Trump's out of 48,939,948 followers are genuine while 12,445,604 were found to be fake. 24,801,627 of Modi's out of 40,993,053 followers are fake ones while 16,191,426 are authentic ones. Rahul Gandhi's official Twitter handle has 3,696,460 fake followers and 1,715,634 credible ones. The report had also stated that Pope Francis has 59 percent, fake followers. These reports are a result of a recent study conducted by Twiplomacy. It is a digital platform which assists international organizations and governments to improve their digital strategy. The above figures were determined with the help of Twitter Audit algorithm, considering factors like the ratio of followers of friends, date of the last tweet and number of tweets. [caption id="attachment_31667" align="alignnone" width="675"]twitter graphic credits: TOI[/caption] Not just Trump, Pope, Modi and Rahul Gandhi but other top leaders like Amit Shah, Shashi Tharoor, Arvind Kejriwal and recent actor turned politician are all on the same staircase, though on different levels.