PM Modi! Social Media Play Black Widow Spider!

PM Modi! Social Media Play Black Widow Spider!

Submitted by Subeditor on Fri, 2015-12-04 19:07 Bengaluru: When Narendra Modi was elected as the new prime minister of India, almost all the election analysts got into a consensus that he was the man who utilised and unleashed the tremendous potential of social media for election campaign. But this time the same social media has mercilessly slapped on Prime Minister's face as the edited images of PM Modi taking the account of flood hit Tamil Nadu was published in Press Information Bureau of India's official Twitter page yesterday.   The Press Information Bureau tweeted a photo at around 5 pm where the prime minister was seen looking out through the window of his chopper. The “captured” scene was a only a cloudy sky and no other details were found. But two hours later the official page of Press Information Bureau took another photo to Twitter where the PM was in similar pose but the scene outside the window was much more “colourful” with inundated cars and buildings.   Though the edited photo was deleted soon, Social Media trollers were keen and fast enough to detect the manipulation. Ever since the “cheap propaganda” tactic was caught rend handed by the netizens, the social media witnessed an unprecedented mockery of the Prime Minister. Trollers started posting different kinds of photos which were almost the reminiscent of PIB's tweets that display colourful visual varieties outside PM's chopper.