Just a month ago, a popular satirical Facebook page Humans of Hindutva (HOH) admin deleted the page after he claimed to have received death threats.
In a short farewell message, the page admin said that he had “no desire to end up like Gauri Lankesh or Afrazul Khan.” He also ‘congratulated’ Hindutva for “winning this David vs. Goliath fight.”
The phenomenon of targeting the families of political opponents by right wing Hindu trolls on the internet is not new.
When SnapChat CEO made comments that upset many in India, he was trolled, but there was one more person other than the SnapChat CEO, who was caught up in the turmoil and that was his fiancée Miranda Kerr.
Indians first turned towards Google and searched this
Spiegel isn’t married yet, but people definitely were more interested who his wife is. And once they found out that he is engaged, people started targeting her on Instagram
SnapDeal too had to face the brunt after trolls got confused between SnapDeal and SnapChat and started down rating the SnapDeal app.
If you turn towards the search patterns of people on Google, it’s disturbing.
The auto suggest feature of Google will complete the sentence or suggest words based on what other people are searching. We tried finding out what people search about Kashmiri male and female politicians on Google and this what we found.
It looks like more people are interested in the Chief Minister’s ears rather than what she has recently said in the assembly.
Farooq Abdullah is famous for his dance moves, so this came as no surprise. Look like a lot of people are watching videos of Abdullah putting Raveer Singh to shame.
Twitter, no surprises here too.
Ghulam Nabi Azad
Ghulam Nabi Azad is a senior member of the Congress Party of India. One would guess that people search for his contributions. It’s his daughter that people on Google are interested in.
In the news for the recent budget that the Finance Minster of Jammu and Kashmir presented, his family seems to interest people more than the fate of the economy and the criticism of the Budget.
His one-on-ones with Indian Republic’s Judge Jury Executioner have been a big hit. That reflects on what people search about him on Google.
We will just leave this one here.