During the Lok Sabha elections 2019 Twitter India on Thursday said discussions grew around 600% from 2014 to reach 396 million tweets between January 1 and May 23.
From April 11 till May 19, national security appeared as the most talked about election-related matter on Twitter.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appeared as the most quoted figure throughout the entire course of #LokSabhaElections2019, and @BJP4India head along with the titles of their National Democratic Alliance members received 53 per cent of the mentions on Twitter.
Later comes the Congress President Rahul Gandhi and BJP President Amit Shah who were most mentioned after Modi on Twitter.
Twitter India in the statement that, “While English and Hindi remained the dominant languages of conversation, we saw a substantial number of Tweets in Tamil followed by Gujarati, represented by the use of the Twitter Lok Sabha Elections emoji hashtags.”
The social media platform said, “Along with adhering to the social media code of conduct as part of the Election Commission of India and IAMAI (Internet & Mobile Association of India), we created an election-specific support portal for election partners to provide feedback directly to us about issues and concerns.”
Twitter started a special reporting feature that allowed users to report any tweets that presented misleading information to citizens while the election and expanded its Ads Transparency Centre to bring clarity to political campaign promotion.Share this to your,