A morphed screenshot of a quote tweet by a handle impersonating US president Joe Biden is viral with claims that the newly elected president has thanked prime minister Narendra Modi and addressed him as the world leader.
The screenshot of the tweet shows a handle that appears to read @JoeBidenPresid quote-tweeting PM Modi's tweet, where the latter congratulates him for his win and looks forward to a strategic partnership between both the countries. The impostor handle has quote tweeted PM Modi's tweet with the text, ''Thank you World leader Mr. Prime Minister @narendramodi".
Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States of America on January 20, 2021 after his electoral victory in November 2020. The screenshot is viral on Facebook with a caption which reads, ''This is how President Biden responded to Modi ji's tweet.2 words speak of stature of Modi ji.''
The image is also viral on Twitter with a similar narrative. One such caption reads, ''Thanks sir! @JoeBiden #NationFirst #ProudIndian @narendramodi''
Archive of the tweet can be seen here.
BOOM was able to ascertain that the account is an impostor handle impersonating Joe Biden. Biden's verified handle is @JoeBiden, while the impostor handle is @JoeBidenPresid_.
Below is a comparison of the same.
We first searched for the handle @JoeBidenPresid, however the account has been suspended.
On searching the handle @JoeBidenPresid_ we were led to several replies to a deleted tweet by the handle impersonating Biden.
Further, we checked the Twitter account of Joe Biden and did not find any tweet addressing Narendra Modi after his swearing in as the president of United States of America. Below is a screenshot of Biden's timeline, click here to view.
Narendra Modi on January 20 tweeted congratulating Joe Biden on his assumption office as the President of USA. The Twitter thread by Narendra Modi's official account can be seen below.
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