Category Archives: social media news, views, tips

Why brands must engage people to handle their Social Media marketing, and not get BOTS to send auto tweets

A major fire broke out in Kolkata’s AMRI hospital on Friday killing over 90 people almost all of them being patient of the hospital admitted there for various treatment. TOI Reports, As many as 91 patients and staffers died a

Why brands must engage people to handle their Social Media marketing, and not get BOTS to send auto tweets

A major fire broke out in Kolkata’s AMRI hospital on Friday killing over 90 people almost all of them being patient of the hospital admitted there for various treatment. TOI Reports, As many as 91 patients and staffers died a

Kapil Sibal might be wrong in trying to censor social media, but he is not an Idiot, at least we are nobody to call him so

The Union Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal asked internet giants such as Facebook, Google and Yahoo to screen derogatory, defamatory and inflammatory content about political leaders and religious sentiments. Mr. Sibal suggested that the content uploaded by over 100

Kapil Sibal might be wrong in trying to censor social media, but he is not an Idiot, at least we are nobody to call him so

The Union Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal asked internet giants such as Facebook, Google and Yahoo to screen derogatory, defamatory and inflammatory content about political leaders and religious sentiments. Mr. Sibal suggested that the content uploaded by over 100

How artist Greg Burney got over 5000 followers on Twitter

How an artist can gain more and more followers on Twitter? One morning artist & designer Greg Burney announced on Twitter that he’d make a portrait of his first 3000 followers for free. People soon started following him in hundreds

How artist Greg Burney got over 5000 followers on Twitter

How an artist can gain more and more followers on Twitter? One morning artist & designer Greg Burney announced on Twitter that he’d make a portrait of his first 3000 followers for free. People soon started following him in hundreds

HarassMap - Ushahidi based mapping of sexual harassment in Egypt

Crowdsourcing, Ushahidi platform and Indian NGO sector

The open source mapping system Ushahidi can be used by anybody to crowd source various crisis  / cause driven information. A latest example of this kind of initiative is Harassmap. Women journalists in Egypt are using the Harassmap to report

HarassMap - Ushahidi based mapping of sexual harassment in Egypt

Crowdsourcing, Ushahidi platform and Indian NGO sector

The open source mapping system Ushahidi can be used by anybody to crowd source various crisis  / cause driven information. A latest example of this kind of initiative is Harassmap. Women journalists in Egypt are using the Harassmap to report

Social Media case study – Ananta Spa and Resorts

Ananta Spa and Resorts is a vacation spot based at Pushkar. This write up is a case study on how they are using social media to engage with tourists visiting Pushkar to turn them into prospective customers. A day prior

Social Media case study – Ananta Spa and Resorts

Ananta Spa and Resorts is a vacation spot based at Pushkar. This write up is a case study on how they are using social media to engage with tourists visiting Pushkar to turn them into prospective customers. A day prior

Mercedes Benz use of Social Media – Exceprts from an interview with Benz’ Global Social Media Manager

This is an interview conducted by Brian Solis with Eleftherios Hatziioannou the former Global Social Media Manager of Mercedes Benz. We share with our readers the key points from the interview. It was a 2 year social media strategy at

Mercedes Benz use of Social Media – Exceprts from an interview with Benz’ Global Social Media Manager

This is an interview conducted by Brian Solis with Eleftherios Hatziioannou the former Global Social Media Manager of Mercedes Benz. We share with our readers the key points from the interview. It was a 2 year social media strategy at

Twitter launched in Hindi: More power to localized grass root level social media

Inclusion and Accessibility remains major concerns in the use of social media by unlikely sectors and users. Often in our work, when we talk to NGOs operating out of tier two cities or smaller towns and whose work involve grass

Twitter launched in Hindi: More power to localized grass root level social media

Inclusion and Accessibility remains major concerns in the use of social media by unlikely sectors and users. Often in our work, when we talk to NGOs operating out of tier two cities or smaller towns and whose work involve grass