Twitter is the third most popular social media in the world and many people, especially celebrities, take pride in the number of their followers. However, with a great number of followers, also comes a huge number of fake followers.
Fake followers, or bots as they are popularly known, are the Twitter accounts that do not have a person behind them and are operated for a pre-set agenda. They are being controlled in social media war rooms and are operated on a mass level.
Do you know who is the most followed Indian on Twitter? Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Big B? No, the most followed Indian on Twitter is Narendra Modi.
But here is a little trivia, out of the 31 million followers that he has, more than 13 million are fake, according to Twitter audit.
But the fake following does not stop at PM Modi – the top ten most followed Indians have more than a couple of bots following them.
Amitabh Bachchan, the second Indian with most Twitter followers, has 11 million fake followers out of 27.5 million followers.
Here is a complete list of the fake following that the top 10 Indian Twitter handles have.
1) PM Modi: Is followed by around 31.2 Million of people and has 45% of fake followers.
2) Amitabh Bachchan: Amitabh Bachchan has around 27.7 Million followers and has 46% of fake followers.
3) Shah Rukh Khan: The King of Bollywood is also not behind in terms of fake following. He has around 25.9 Million followers and has around 47% fake following.
4) Salman Khan: Dabangg Khan of Bollywood is also not behind in the fake following. Salman Khan has 23.7 Million of followers and has around 40% fake following.
5) Aamir Khan: The perfectionist of Bollywood is also not barred from the wrath of the fake following. Aamir Khan has 21.3 Million of followers and has 32% fake following.