Blame yourself for the Digital Distractions in your life

Digital distraction is becoming a bigger problem of the day. I wrote about smartphones increasing time taken to finish a meal in restaurants, the sad part such distractions is the reduction in family time. But then I make a living out of the same digital world!

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Twitter bots influencing voters during elections

Last November we heard a lot about ‘fake news’ during US elections. Twitter Bots could have played a role, and it appears both political parties used Bots but one party won this bot war.

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Allen Solly prepones Christmas to Dasara

I had been to watch “Finding Fanny” in Garuda Mall in Bangalore with friends & family. The movie was different, it had its moments but very slow.  Many stores in Garuda Mall were getting renovated that late night. I saw the sign board from Allen Solly and spotted a typo. I double checked with my folks if the spelling was indeed wrong. At Oneindia I am known for spotting typos, people hate me for that but take it in the right spirit (so I am told).

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Twitter Acquires Namo Media!

Facebook and Twitter are seeing very healthy & promising growth in the mobile ad revenues. To strengthen its mobile advertising revenue Twitter announced today that it is acquiring mobile native ad specialist Namo Media (no relation with India’s PM NaMo).

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Can Social Media Influence Elections in India?

My article was originally posted on Thinking Aloud site.

India is set to witness a very interesting and tough election in 2014. Politicians, political parties not only have to fight it out on the traditional media but now even on the internet, particularly the social media.

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