2012-13: 50% rise in Facebook users in India

Yesterday’s report from Facebook suggests that there has been an impressive increase in user base of Facebook users in India – 50% over a year. Some highlights, Read more on 2012-13: 50% rise in Facebook users in India…

In terms of Twitter accounts, India ranks 6 in the world

In June 2012 Twitter had 500 million accounts.  Twitter has been growing in India impressively. It has grown to an extent that the Govt of India is keeping a close eye on Twitter updates in India.

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The growing influence of Facebook in India, it is for real

Today I was at a hotel in Bangalore waiting for a meeting scheduled to start at 10:30 am. I reached the hotel a little early and decided to check out the bookstore in that hotel. For a Saturday 10:15 am can be considered early hours! I was strolling around the bookstore and I could not take my eyes off what the store manager was browsing – a Hindi website. Nothing that unusual about anyone reading Hindi on the net. The real stuff happened later.

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Adding new users to LinkedIn should be friendly as in Twitter, Facebook

The most important social networks for working professionals are LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter (possibly in that order). While LinkedIn is the oldest of the lot I wish they had improved the product a lot more. When a user follows you on Twitter the message is simple, you get a fair idea of who the follower is (they should include the URL of the follower if it exists),

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Asana – a simple and good project management, task-based tool

Asana - Task Management Tool Mint had carried an article today “From a Facebook founder, a social network for work” [originally from NY Times]. It is always interesting to read about how one can improve your productivity. The article is about the task management tool ‘Asana’ but in view of valuations I guess everyone wants to attach the word ‘social network’ to their product.

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