Rapper Badshah was questioned for 3rd consecutive day on Saturday by the Mumbai Police Crime Branch on the fake social media followers case. Mumbai Police claims that the rapper Badshah has paid ₹ 72 lakh for getting 7.2 crore fake views on his music video.
Badshah paid for fake views:
In a article published in Mumbai Mirror they mentioned that Badshah has admitted the purchase of fake views in front of Mumbai Police. According to the article, rapper Badshah paid a sum of ₹ 72 Lakh to get around 7.2 Crore fake views on his music video ‘Pagal Hai’. He did it with an objective to beat the record of most viewed song by Taylor Swift and K-Pop boyband BTS.
Where did it all start from?
The case came in limelight when Crime Intelligence Unit (CIU) came to know about the fake profile of Bollywood singer Bhumi Trivedi. From there the investigation started and a big racket was exposed of ‘Social Media fake followers’.
Badshah trolled on Social Media:
The social media troll army are just in wait of a topic to troll. As soon as the news came up in public, the troll army got on its work. Here are few tweets from the Twitter troll army.
In this meme a fan’s point of view is explained, what he thinks looking at the stats before and after knowing about the paid views.
This template from the famous Netflix series Sacred Games is really relatable on this situation.
— Thiyush Sharma (@itsTK07) August 10, 2020
OMG! This satire went too far.
Both Badshah Have one thing in Common
Pic 1 – paid for getting Awards
Pic 2 – paid for getting Views
— Goddess Lexi (@Innocent_Soul23) August 10, 2020
Oh, is this tweet directing towards the purchase of fake followers too? 😛
#Badshah : I'm the most followed Indian singer on Instagram.
His followers : pic.twitter.com/EwzC0VW4zd
— अक्षय गौतम (@akshay_gouttam) August 10, 2020
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