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Manmohan, Obama need Twitter lessons from other world leaders

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s Twitter handle @PMOIndia ranks 28 in a listing of the top 50 world leaders by the Geneva-based @Twiplomacy and Burson-Marsteller that analysed 505 Twitter accounts of heads of states and foreign ministers in 153 countries.

At the top slot, US President @BarackObama’s 33,510,157 followers are 53 times Singh’s 631,956 followers (all data as on July 1, 2013). The second most-followed account does not belong to a political, but a religious leader — Pope Francis with 7.2 million followers on his nine different @Pontifex accounts.

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