This picture of Narendra Modi praying at the Lingaraj Temple in Bhubaneswar was the most popular photo shared on Facebook by a world leader in 2017, with more than 1.2 million interactions, including 1.1 million likes. The five most liked FB pictures in 2017 were all posted by the Indian PM, including a picture of Modi receiving a bicycle from Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte.
The re-post of an Instagram picture from Donald Trump Jr on President Trump’s Facebook page has become the most liked and shared ‘link post’ of any world leader in 2017. The picture showing the US President wishing a happy birthday to his grandson got over 525,000 interactions, including more than 450,0000 likes. The second most popular link post is a re-post by Donald Trump of a tweet from his son Eric Trump announcing the birth of his first child, Eric Luke Trump.