May 17 , Wednesday : Congress leader Sashi Tharoor, while speaking about the relevance of social media during 2014 Lok sabha elections, said the BJP led twitterites dominates social media.
In an exclusive interview with the Hindustan Times, Tharoor said “BJP’s organised group of tweeters, retweeters and trolls have dominated social media and outshine other parties in sheer numbers and persistence. They mount campaigns against those they disagree with and do so quite effectively.”
He further added “I believe Twitter and social media generally will grow in importance, and so it is important to get in on the ground floor and establish one’s base. But I do not think Twitter helped me much in my 2014 election. If I last long enough, the answer may be different in 2024.”