Twitter

  • On the perils of tweeting and Mumbai's 'endless possibilities'

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    Tweeting can be risky business in the age of the Senas as celebrity author Shobhaa De has just found out. Her comment suggesting that Mumbai...

  • The inconvenient truth

    Grumble with Gaurav |  Gaurav Kalra
    I enjoy being on Twitter. It is a medium of engagement and debate. Celebrities and news-makers of all sorts seem to enjoy the forum too,...

  • Yuvraj's cancer and the social psyche

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    Yuvraj Singh's treatment for cancer has dominated headlines over the last week or so. In a cricket crazy nation, it is not surprising the kind...

  • 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...

  • Of clouds and computing in China

    CHAKRAVIEW |  Sumon K Chakrabarti
    As they say, every cloud has a silver-lining. This cloud in Kungming had one. It was overcast when we landed early morning, to be replaced...

  • Old at heart

    Bloody Mary |  Sagarika Ghose
    Rightwing conservative youth on a collision course with liberal democracy. Is it fun to be young? Not really. The Hindustan Times CNN-IBN Youth poll ...

  • 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...

  • Smartphone test: who's the best?

    Connect |  Jaimon Joseph
    I am not an expert on cell phones. So do take everything here with a pinch of salt. What I can offer you here, is...