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Modi On TIME’s Most Influential People On Internet For 2nd Yr

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Well known for his Selfies, world tours, and catchy speeches to the Indian diaspora; and his social media engagement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has earned another badge to his Kurta, “TIME’s Internet Star”.

TIME’s Internet Star

  • Among Time’s thirty most influential people in the world, Modi has figured in the unranked list for the second time in a row. Kudos to the visionary who has the most number of followers on Social media after President Obama with 18 million Twitter Followers and 32 million Facebook likes!!


  • Modi often uses social media to break news and conduct diplomacy which makes him suitable for a position in the list.

Some of the people in the list include:

  1. US presidential hopeful Donald Trump
  2. Reality TV star Kim Kardashian and her husband Kayne West
  3. Author J K Rowling
  4. Former Olympic athlete Caitlyn Jenner
  5. Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo
  6. Cristiano Ronaldo
  7. Lily Singh
  8. Josh Ostrovsky


  • An American News Magazine created by  Briton Hadden and Henry Luce
  • First published in 1923 in New York City
  • It has the world’s largest circulation for a weekly news magazine, and has a readership of 25 million, 20 million of which are based in the United States.
  • Managing Director: Nancy Gibbs