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Musharraf one of The biggest stars of Facebook

world Updated: Feb 12, 2010 00:53 IST
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Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf, whose popularity is quite unmatched on social networking website Facebook, has been declared “Connector of the Day” by CNN.

“Pervez Musharraf is becoming one of the biggest stars in Facebook. His personal Facebook page has more than 1,27,000 fans and he regularly answers questions and posts status updates,” reads a note put up on

Musharraf, who signed up on Facebook sometime in October last year, has become very popular across the board. Musharraf, who quit in August 2008 to avoid being impeached, is currently living abroad.

According to Musharraf’s own snapshot of his fans, he has about 1,00,000 Pakistanis following him on Facebook.

As of February 1, he also had 629 Indian fans, with 258 based in New Delhi.