My entire family has been connected to the internet from very early days (from the late 1990s). My mother was always more comfortable with technology than my father. During my days in the US, we use to communicate with family in India thru AOL Chat (remember that sound?). … [Read more] about How senior citizens should reject a LinkedIn invitation
These days the topic of fake news is being discussed a lot in India. Unfortunately, people are believing false news which resulted in the lynching in India (see this & this) … [Read more] about Is Whatsapp doing enough to curtail Fake News in India?
A recent study from Pew throws light on internet penetration and social media usage in developed and developing countries. As expected the growth of social media in developed countries has plateaued. The next wave of growth is going to be from emerging and developing countries. India becomes very important for all internet companies outside India … [Read more] about Internet penetration & smartphone ownership low, social media usage high in India
In continuation of my earlier post "False Narrative is more dangerous than Fake News", let us look into a topic which has been discussed at great length by many - fake news. As mentioned in the earlier article, fake news has been there for decades or even centuries. … [Read more] about Social Media has fueled the reach of Fake News
Fake News has been a challenge across the world. It has become so big that Fake News was Collins Dictionary's word for 2017. Most readers are unable to differentiate between real and fake news. … [Read more] about False Narrative is more dangerous than Fake News