Finally, the Smart City Challenge is heating up. With the goal of being among the Twenty Smart Cities to be selected in the first round of the challenge in sight, cities across India are doing all they can to stay up top. Faridabad, your beloved city, is not fairing that bad in the challenge. As a matter of fact, Faridabad is spicing things up in the competition, especially when it comes to social media marketing. Well this is not just a random statement, there are numbers behind such boasts.
When it comes to Facebook, Faridabad’s Smart City page is among the top 10 most visited and reached pages in the entire country. The MCF and its social media partners have left no stone unturned in promoting Smart City Faridabad. The MCF and its partners are always active on Facebook, educating, engaging and taking suggestions from its citizens in regards to make Faridabad not just a Smart City, but one of the Smartest Cities in the world. To give a brief insight of our Facebook numbers, the Smart City Faridabad Facebook page has about 23,551 likes, with an average of about 568 people liking the Facebook page on a daily basis.
On the other hand, when it comes to Faridabad’s Smart City Twitter page or Twitter handle, the city is comfortably placed at second. The Smart City Faridabad Twitter Handle, which is @smartcityfbd, has more than 1,200 followers.
With all these numbers, it is safe to say that Faridabad is truly rocking the Smart City Challenge. However, Faridabad should not be satisfied with its current statistics and numbers. It should strive to be the best among all the other Smart City contenders. It is therefore imperative that the citizens take active participation on all the social media activity that is undertaken by the MCF and its partners.