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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India was the ‘loudest’ country in the world during the Games, says Facebook- Technology News

Facebook has revealed that during the Tokyo Olympics 2020 (which ran from 23 July to 8 August), India was the ‘loudest’ country in the world. In simple words, Facebook received the most engagement from users in India during the course of the Games. India was followed by the United States, Brazil, Philippines and Mexico. Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra was the second-most mentioned athlete globally during the Games on Facebook, while Simone Biles, an American artistic gymnast, occupied first place. Athletes including Hidilyn Diaz, Suni Lee and Tom Daley were also among the most-mentioned athletes on Facebook during the Games.

Stickers bearing the Facebook logo are pictured at Facebook Inc's F8 developers conference in San Jose, California. Image: Reuters.

Neeraj Chopra’s Instagram account witnessed a 1,900 percent jump in followers, and he now has a total of 3.2 million followers. Image: Reuters.

Instagram further revealed that in terms of Indian athletes, Neeraj Chopra gained the most number of followers on the platform during the Olympics. Chopra’s Instagram account witnessed a 1,900 percent jump in followers, and he now has a total of 3.2 million followers. Badminton ace PV Sindhu and decorated boxer MC Mary Kom stood second and third, respectively.

Loudest Countries on Facebook

Loudest Countries on Facebook

The most mentioned sports during the Tokyo Olympics 2020 on Facebook were track and field, gymnastics, rowing, boxing and swimming.


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Angelina Burt

A late bloomer but an early learner, Angelina likes to be honestly biased. Though fascinated by the far-flung corners of the galaxy, She doesn’t fancy the idea of humans moving to Mars. Angelina is a Contributing Author for NME.

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