Last night, the Prime Minister Malaysia, Dato’ Sri Najib Razak has surpassed one million followers on Twitter. With this milestone, the Prime Minister has surpassed the one million mark on both Facebook and Twitter in 2012 (Facebook Page surpassed one million fans in May 2012). And this undoubtedly makes him the most followed Malaysian on Twitter and Facebook.
Below is the six months trend of followers growth for @NajibRazak account on Twitter:
Twitter Followers Growth of @NajibRazak
Over the past two years or so, the Malaysian Prime Minister (and his social media team) have been actively leveraging Twitter and Facebook to earn goodwill among Malaysians. He has also hosted several face-to-face meetups with his fans from both social networks. The earned goodwill could be pivotal in the upcoming Malaysian General Election for the Prime Minister’s coalition government.