This is the first time a newspaper media group in India has touched this pathbreaking milestone
September 8, 2016:
Dainik Jagran, the most read Hindi newspaper in India, recently counted its ten millionth follower on Facebook. This is the first time a newspaper media group in India has touched this pathbreaking milestone. The page provides news, information and entertainment content to all its followers.
On this achievement, Sukirti Gupta, CEO, Jagran New Media, said, “It is a phenomenal achievement for any media group to reach this milestone. We are very excited about our Social Engagement. We have used this medium to bridge the gap between social issues and concerns and dissemination of news and information. Thanks to all our Jagran fans for their continuous love & support.”
Dainik Jagran’s Facebook page has a reach of 40 million users and is managed by the Jagran New Media, the group's digital division.
“Dainik Jagran is creating a digital legacy in the news business. Over 10 million people who follow Dainik Jagran on Facebook have access to news stories and other information while on the move through a mobile phone or desktop computers. We look forward to Jagran New Media leading the industry in adopting and creating new story telling techniques for millions of people across multiple languages on Facebook,” said Varun Gupta, Head of News Partnerships, Facebook India.
Dainik Jagran's online portfolio has 10 portals across genres like news, education, blogging, health, youth, Citizen Journalism and videos etc. The division offers products and solutions to consumers and corporate customers including services that range from web based advertising solutions, content brand solutions, contesting and learning platforms. Jagran New Media, with 22 million unique users, is one of the leading digital media platforms & the No. 1 Language Media Group in India. (*comScore May 2016)