Amitabh Bachchan joins Facebook, gets 800,000 Likes
By Sajad - Tue Aug 21 2012, 10:12 pm
The Shahenshah of Bollywood Amitabh Bachchan has been quite pro-active on social media. He has been on the micro-blogging site Twitter and has over 3.3 million followers! He had recently launched his tumbler blog and now looking to get a significant presence on social networking site Facebook.
Within just an hour of the activation, the page received 784,417 likes. “Yipee! I am on FaceBook! My ID: FaceBook.com/AmitabhBachchan,” the 69-year-old tweeted. “And!! Its close to 8 lakhs in half an hour!! Keep it coming, Baby,” Amitabh tweeted.
Amitabh Bachchan’s Facebook page became live on August 21, 2012 at 9:30 AM and will be a one stop destination for his fans to connect, interact, engage with the ace actor.
It will also provide up-to-date information about Amitabh’s upcoming movies, exclusive pictures, videos, as well as exclusive pictures from Amitabh Bachchan’s private collection and a welcome video by Amitabh on the new official Facebook page.
Mr Bachchan is no stranger to social Cyberia. He took to Twitter in a big way, using the micro-blogging site to announce his daughter-in-law Aishwarya’s pregnancy and to let the world know his little granddaughter was called Aaradhya. He has 3,299,786 followers on Twitter currently. Or, as he puts it:
In contrast, other early celebrity Twitter enthusiasts Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra trail him by over 50,000 followers. Big B also has a current tweet count of 15,199. Priyanka has 6,734 and SRK is way behind at 3,433.