The caring lot on Facebook and Twitter: Suarez, Sharapova, Gaza and Iraq

Two recent incidents which started trending on Twitter: Suarez bit Italian footballer Chiellini and Tennis player Maria Sharapova showed ignorance on knowing Sachin Tendulkar, arguably the best cricket batsman world has ever seen. With these two incidents, simultaneously two other incidents were taking place: Isreal teens killed in Gaza and Israel air strikes Gaza; and […]

Social media, where to?

Image courtesy: onbile.com When Marshal McLuhan coined the term Global Village, way back in 1962, he had just seen a glimpse of what electric technology could do. But he had sensed that whatever it comes to be in future, it would be an “extension of consciousness”. He had predicted that every information collected would be […]