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How is Twitter going to change after it tweaks its 140-character limit?

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 | More »

If you often grapple to fit your thoughts in 140-character tweets, things may improve a bit for you after a few days. Twitter Inc. is set to roll out a change to its core product on 19 September to allow space for a few more characters, tech news portal The Verge reported, citing two people [&hellip...


WhatsApp is now available on desktop. Does the move target publishers?

Oh, Mark Zuckerberg! Has an app ever been expected to transform into a platform that’s simultaneously intimate and expansive? Not really. When Facebook acquired WhatsApp in 2014, the overwhelming reaction to the deal was: Why WhatsApp and for $19 billion? It appeared to be an incredulous and a...

11 May, 2016 | More »


Content Strategy is King in Social Media

Those who love to drink coffee often have favourite places to do so. They frequent a chosen venue because it’s a great place to hang out. Perhaps they know the owners or the other customers who, like them, regularly drop in to socialise. But without the rich aromas and great tasting coffee that th...

4 February, 2014 | More »

Mohanjit Jolly

The power of social media

I have gone through a love-hate relationship with social networks lately, and have selectively disengaged to focus my bandwidth. While I am drawn to contribute and stay in touch with friends, colleagues and family, I sometimes wonder about the overall opportunity cost, and productivity loss, as I ge...

28 March, 2013 | More »


Social media users in urban India to reach 66M by June; users spending 30 minutes/day: IAMAI

The total number of social media users in urban India reached 62 million by December 2012, which basically means that 74 per cent of all active internet users in urban India (84 million) are using social media, according to a report on social media in India by the Internet and Mobile Association of ...

13 March, 2013 | More »


As world of gadgets grows, online industry tunes in to video ads

The ever-expanding array of gadgets that display online video, from tablets to Internet-connected TVs and DVD players, along with technology such as social media that facilitates distribution, has spurred new interest. The growing trend means websites like Google Inc’s YouTube, Yahoo, AOL and ...

29 January, 2013 | More »


Social media dispute resolution stumps some companies

If HBO cuts out on you in the middle of the latest “Girls” episode, and you have Charter Communications Inc as your cable provider, don’t try tweeting your dismay to their customer service department. Nobody will hear your lament. Charter, the fourth largest cable provider in the U...

18 January, 2013 | More »


The social media stock pickers

In 1997, when Richard Peterson was a medical school student, he would play poker with a buddy who never seemed short of money. His friend was raking it in trading penny stocks. One day he showed up with a brand new Jeep in the driveway, evidence he was doing something right. “He was just following...

23 October, 2012 | More »


Social media adverts turf war heats up

It is five months since General Motors last spent a cent on Facebook advertising. The US carmaker’s revelation in May that the $10m it spent on ads had failed to deliver returns stunned the social network on the eve of its initial public offering. Facebook is yet to win back the carmaker’s busin...

15 October, 2012 | More »

Centre wants the power to ban social media regionally

The Union Government wants to have the ability to ban social media sites (like Twitter) on a regional level, according to The Economic Times. This basically means that instead of simply banning the site across the country, it can choose to ban the site only for users in Mumbai, while its still funct...

10 September, 2012 | More »

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