Filed under Social Media

Mafia Online (Classic)

No, this is not the Mafia Wars you’ve played (or haven’t!) on FB – This is the REAL THING – only this time, it’s virtual 🙂   It all started with a group chat involving a couple of die-hard Mafia fans now scattered all over the country, with the obvious constraints of space and time, … Continue reading

Facebook :: Innovation

I was discussing the Facebook (fb) timeline with my sister, when she said “fb is getting really boring…It needs to really bring something new quickly, I am losing interest” … and I am sure there are more people like her who feel fb needs to do something radically new or it won’t be able to … Continue reading

Why Facebook will NEVER have a “Dislike” button

There has been much speculation, scam and persuasion for Facebook to have a “Dislike” button to complement the very popular (and now indispensable) “Like” feature. Facebook itself boasts of 3,309,750 “Likes” for the “Dislike Button” Page. Facebook has consistently maintained silence on this issue and we haven’t heard of the possibility of a “Dislike” button … Continue reading

It’s time for action

The Mumbai Blasts have certainly left us all shaken – there seems to be no stopping such “calamities” and the current infrastructure and systems in place are obviously inadequate to counter them – be it the recent blasts, the 26/11 attacks or even the 26/7 Mumbai floods. It is really convenient to tweet about how … Continue reading

Why UrgentHelp did not work

for those who haven’t heard/read about the idea before:  the concept Sounds good doesn’t it? You send a message-> followers (good people) see it-> they help/ReTweet -> you eventually reach a lot of people in a very short while But as i said before, it didn’t work out….here’s why As a follower I will ReTweet … Continue reading

My Experiments with Social Media

One thing that can really break a blogger is lack of audience (I realise this from my 6 post long blogging career!) So (s)he is always on the lookout for ways to publicise his blog – ways to be heard. I tried a few things myself , with social media – my favourite class of … Continue reading


Last week a Freshie Suffering from Dengue needed 5 units of O +/- blood to survive. The entire institute put up a united effort to help find this rare blood group. GTalk status messages were full of requests for help, facebook messages did the same, a lot of tweeting happened regarding the need. The Spreadsheet … Continue reading