This election also had a huge presence on the social media, with people participating on various platforms for discussions and more.
BJP has 45.31 lakh fans on Facebook
"...From the day elections were announced to the day polling ended, 29 million people in India made 227 million interactions (posts, comments, shares, and likes) on Facebook. That's two-thirds of all daily active Facebook users in India and an average of 10 interactions per person. In addition, 13 million people made 75 million interactions regarding Narendra Modi," Facebook has said.
Facebook also mentioned that Narendra Modi became the second most-liked politician on Facebook after President Barack Obama. Even Arvind Kejriwal joined the ranks of the top five liked politicians globally.
Analysis of the top three parties showed that the BJP had 45.31 lakh fans, while the Congress has 33.09 lakh and AAP stands at 21.19 lakh
The candidates and political parties saw a large amount of interactions on their Facebook pages and used this platform extensively.