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Not the Usual Yada- an Open Letter to Google, Facebook, Twitter, and all digital platforms

All social networks and search engines need to start seriously working on a common code of conduct, which keeps people safe online. And it starts with people understanding what they can share, and what they can’t when they sign-in, whether they can read English, or any other language or none at all. Continue reading

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Free Basics vs. Net Neutrality:What Ashok Jain may have said

when there are two sides, always look for the third eye view- my POV on Net Neutrality vs. Free Basics
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7 seconds or less: Attention span versus first impressions on social media

“In the future everyone will have their fifteen minutes of fame”, thus spake psychedelic guru, Andy Warhol. That was 1968! And the flower power hippie movement was the backdrop, as was network TV in the US. Cut to 2015, and … Continue reading

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The Leadership Legacy Mindset: lessons from observing leaders

Political leaders, social leaders, business leaders, have a decision to make. What after they have achieved all their professional and personal goals? Most try to do more of the same, perhaps in the hope that what worked well before will … Continue reading

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OMG! Social Media is EXPENSIVE!!

Time to do some myth busting! Myth 1: Social Media is CHEAP – for almost ZERO media cost and effort you can build massive Brand presence Myth 2: If people are talking about your brand on Twitter or LIKE ing … Continue reading

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F@$% FACEBOOK- BUILD your brands in NICHE Social Networks

I generally don’t use FOUR-letter words in my blogs, but this one is straight from one of the brand managers, I spoke with following FACEBOOK’s “taking down (of) the official India pages of fashion house French Connection UK and chocolate giant Cadbury’s … Continue reading

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What’s so social about WikiLeaks? Is Julian Assange the poster boy of traditional media?

WikiLeaks! so what is it? Here’s what Wikipedia (still the community driven knowledge source on the web) says about it. WikiLeaks is an international non-profit organisation that publishes submissions of private, secret, and classified media from anonymous news sources, news leaks, and whistleblowers. … Continue reading

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Social Shifts power Social Media: 7 reasons I got from the Mid-East

“Amma, why do 17 of us have to live in this room? why don’t we ask the sheikh next door, if he’ll let us use his pool?” Ok! I made that up. Rather, someone who I was discussing the tectonic … Continue reading

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BlackBerry Torch vs Nokia Torch- 5 learnings for India’s mobile marketers

By the time you read this post, you would have already seen, heard or read about the launch of the BlackBerry Torch handset. The handset launched yesterday among concerns of India’s Home Ministry not relenting on the encrypted service issue. … Continue reading

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Re-thinking Nokia

It’s quite easy to be prescriptive when you’re in an armchair, but when you are Juhani Risku with over 9 years in strategic positions at Nokia, people tend to take you seriously. Specially when the company you are writing about- … Continue reading

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