Thousands of netizens have been changing their Facebook profiles replacing with tricolors of National flag and Digital India for the last two days extending their support to Digital India concept and to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Even Facebook users in the rural areas and small towns of this Adilabad district of Telangana also changed their profiles’ background using ‘fb.com/ supportdigitalindia’.
Both Mark Zuckerberg and Narendra Modi had changed the background of their Facebook profiles just after their meeting and now it has gone viral on Facebook.
Union Ministry of Information and Broadcast has also changed the background of its page on Facebook and replaced with tricolors.
Digital India concept came up for discussion during the interaction with Prime Minister Narendra Modi by Zuekerberge at Facebook office in USA during Narendra Modi’s visit.
Earlier, the central government promoted the concept of the Swach Bharath and now Digital India through social media networking sites.
Sanjeev Gaddam of interior Kubeer mandal of this district said ‘he changed his Facebook profile to support the digital India concept being promoted by our Prime Minister Narendra Modi while recalling that Zeckerbrge first changed his profile to support the Digital India.
He said the changing the Facebook profile indicates the aspiration of the young generation even from rural areas and small towns in Adilabad district to be part of digital India and looking for opportunities. It is noticeable that people in the information technology are more inclined to change the background of their Facebook profiles.
However, changing his profile to support Digital India by Zuckerberg has snowballed into a controversy as it was allegedly linked to Facebook’s Internet .org programme.