Can Social Media Influence Elections in India?

The question every journalist is asking is – will social media be a game changer in 2014 elections. My answer is it will be both a yes and a no.

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

While people are all excited about being on Facebook one has to worry about their mental health too.

Every minute, 1300 new mobile users are added: Intel

A lot happens in a minute on the internet! A very interesting infographic from Intel. Mobile is going to play a big role in the coming years

4.8 billion people worldwide own mobile phones, 600K more than own toothbrushes

According to “Digital Disruption’s Impact on Business” mobile and Facebook’s have a huge impact on digital business today. Read more on 4.8 billion people worldwide own mobile phones, 600K more than own toothbrushes…

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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