Contestants are fighting it up in tasks in the Bigg Boss 13 house, while outside, their fans have waged war on social media. Asim Riaz and Sidharth Shukla are the most popular and trending contestants of this season, and their fans are often seen battling it out on social media.
This time, fans of Asim Riaz trended #AsimForTheWin with over 15 million tweets in one day. Many celebrated this as a world record for the most number of tweets under a hashtag in 24 hours.
But their bubble was burst by the very institution that takes care of such feats, Guinness World Records. GWR tweeted back to an enthusiastic Asim fan and shared a statistic with them.
Guinness wrote, “The current record for the most used hashtag in 24 hours on Twitter is 60,055,339” The fan later deleted the tweet. But such claims were made by various fans. FYI, the most used hashtag in 24 hours on Twitter is #TwitterBestFandom, which achieved over 60 million entries from 16 to 17 March 2019.
Here’s the rumour:
While here is the official response from The Guiness Book of World Records :
On a related note, in the past, during season 11, the fandoms of Hina Khan and Shilpa Shinde were constantly at war. Even today, despite the show having ended two years ago, the fan clubs of the two actresses can be seen engaging in word battles on Twitter.