World No. 1! RBI Twitter handle is the most popular of them all - globally
The Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) Twitter handle achieved 1 million followers on Sunday, turning it the first central bank in the world to achieve the feat.
The Reserve Bank of India`s (RBI) Twitter handle achieved 1 million followers on Sunday, turning it the first central bank in the world to achieve the feat. Taking to Twitter, RBI Governor, Shaktikanta Das wrote: "RBI Twitter account reaches one million followers today. A new milestone. Congratulations to all my colleagues in RBI."
It is followed by the Banco de Mexico (Bank of Mexico) as a distant second with 774,000 followers.
The US Federal Reserve has 677,000 followers and the European Central Bank has 591,000 followers.
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The Federal Reserve joined Twitter in March 2009, while the ECB has been active on the social media platform since October 2009.
India`s central bank, on the other hand joined the micro-blogging site in 2012.
Apart from its primary Twitter handle, RBI has another Twitter account called `RBI Says` which largely spreads awareness among consumers and bank account holders.
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09:09 PM IST