Social Networks

  • Open letter to Kapil Sibal: A dummies guide to offensive content removal

    Pixelated |  Soumyadip Choudhury
    Dear Kapil Sibal, As an Internet professional (and addict) I am appalled by your efforts to take control over what users express online. Not ...

  • Facebook and Google: Too much power scares me

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    I had left my office at about 730pm and I was thinking about my chat with my colleague earlier in the day. We were discussing...

  • Has social networking lost its shine after the London Riots?

    Mostly Harmless |  Jhinuk Sen
    Twitter saved lives in the tragic moments after the Mumbai blasts last month and Facebook gave a platform to the Egypt-Libya uprisings. Blackberry Messengers seems...

  • How the Internet can stop corruption

    Pixelated |  Soumyadip Choudhury
    Support for Anna Hazare's fast is generating gigabytes in the online world. Social networking sites are flooded with comments expressing their endorsement for the crusade...

  • Did you update your status when the Earth shook?

    Sanguine Symphony |  Pragati Ratti
    When I returned from work at 1:30 am on Wednesday night, I switched on my TV to watch the 3rd ODI between India and South...

  • The dark side of social networking

    Tech It Out |  Rati Chaudhary
    Social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter have enabled people to not just reconnect with friends and family, but have provided a platform for sharing...