Hindi will pass English on social media in India

Most social media networks are multilingual, but this varies from network to network and country to country. Hindi May Soon Beat English On Social Media, All Thanks To Internet Nationalism explains the emergence of high numbers of posts on nationalist topics in Hindi, a driver of engagement in India. According to Ajay Sharma,  ‘A study of the growing popularity of news stories in Hindi and other Indian languages is an important barometer to gauge the changing complexion of the Internet user.’ On a global level, English is still the top language, followed by Chinese, but social media languages do not always follow the same trends.