Narendra Modi is the most mentioned Political Leader on Social Media in India. Modi is followed by other Indian Politicians like Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi & others. Narendra Modi’s Social Media networks are: Facebook, twitter, google+, flickr, pinterest, youtube & tumblr. The engagement level of the fan on every post is good for Narendra Modi. It was Barrack Obama, the US president, who first made use of Social media on a massive scale, in the US presidential elections. Gujarat Chief minister has really made himself a brand and highly accepted as a leader on social media platforms. The reach, engagement & amplification has provided him with a great visibility.
His recent visit to Uttarakhand during the massive floods got a high visibility on social media. Caste, religion, attack on the govt over corruption, education & others are some of the topics garnering him the conversation in social media circles. He has also a great team techies who are advising him on the social media activities. Social Media will play a key role in the 2014 elections. With high internet penetration & increasing social media, tech savvy population will have a decisive role in the elections. There are also mobile apps which help connect with the mobile users.