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3 essentials of Digital Video. Or the long, short (and silent) off it!

Tides always creep up unknowingly. And over the last decade whenever I have had a chance to talk about digital trends – I have realised that they are very much like tidal waves that take marketers by surprise. So I thought it’s best to start with sharing some context on digital video and let you decide if you want to spend the next five minutes to immerse yourself in this new world. * 80% of ALL Internet traffic will be video in around 2 years (source: Cisco) * Watchtime has grown 50% YoY for 3 years consecutively globally and 80%

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Types Of Young Women In Delhi

The Behenji: The behenji is the stalwart of the Indian middle class. Normally travels by bus or can be seen haggling in the street corner to take an auto. Wears a suit to please the parents but wears jeans while going out with friends. Jeans are normally boot cuts with large embellishments and embroidery on the back that makes it easy to distinguish from normal women. Thinks she knows English but drops grammatical gems like “I has finished it”. Also forms the bulk of people who smell of Chameli ka Tel and have confined themselves to their fate of getting married

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Why the biggest asset your brand needs is a community manager

“So basically you manage social posts for your brand, right?” If you like me work as a community manager in your company, I am sure you must have heard this a million times from people who are smart enough to guess the meaning of your work profile. I now feel disgusted everytime I hear this. Hence I decided to write this post for two reasons. One to make people understand the difference between Social Media management and Community Management and two to emphasise the importance of community management. In a nutshell a social media manager is someone who connects the

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Mark, you’re wrong, it’s about time you accept it

I was going through my Facebook feed (the free and non-exclusive one as yet) and suddenly came across this brilliant quote by Taher Khorakiwala which read “When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said ‘Let us pray.’ We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land. – Desmond Tutu. When Facebook and Airtel missionaries came to rescue the poor they had the Internet and we had freedom. They said it’s free. We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Facebook

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The battle is won, the war far from over: #NetNeutrality

So the first battle for Net neutrality in India has been won due to netizens’ strong pressure aided by media. People in large numbers had started deleting the Flipkart App from smartphones. That made the e-commerce giant panicky! In fact Airtel and Fllipkart were ill advised to go for the zero rating game, on our face, with a such arrogance! And they were humbled very rightfully. But MNC giants like Amazon, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp etc are upto similar tricks to capitalize on their near monopoly. The netizens of India have to be on guard. TRAI charter must be revisited to

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According to this Interview Every Social Media person should have their own blog

The Question was : “Should every social media user/worker/influencer have their own blog?” I got 9 answers I am really excited to write my first Interview with some of myFacebook friends who rock in blogging. I had initially written about the 15 Indian Bloggers from My Facebook Network that will shine in 2015 I will go with one by one: ========================= 1.Harleena Singh : She writes on Aha-Now “Blogging is a social activity. It not only helps to leverage the social media, but acts as an advanced extension of social media. You can say it’s a social tool that enhances and completes

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Why I fell in love with Facebook’s #YearInReview

I used the #YearInReview tool yesterday and instantly loved it. Then I saw a few criticizing the same. I guess that comes easy to humans because it is easy to criticize and very tough (considering its human nature) to appreciate. This time though I feel even the worst critics had no reasons to boomerang. Here is why. 1. #YearinReview made us relive our last year in 4-5 scrolls. This consisted of our most liked photos, most shared pictures and posts, the achievements of the year and much more. There couldn’t have been a better way to say thanks to us,

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How Internet Disrupted Relations Inversely

When did it all begin? In 1989 Tim Berners Lee invented the World Wide Web. The world went crazy. While some rejected it many embraced it. It is 2014 now and the Internet has gained momentum faster than anything else on the planet. The web is also being credited of influencing elections these days in India; imagine the growth from the days of 1989. My perspective of the co-relation of Internet and relationships is based on what I see around. You may or may not agree but I am sure you will think and mull over after reading it. Over

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#flopkart : Bansals take a bow

Did you gamble on 6th? I did at the Flipkart table. The Bansals sparked off the Diwali season of ‘good luck’ by giving millions of Indians the experience of gambling on Flipkart. Now if you’ve ever gambled, you know there are always more losers than winners, and losers whine a lot. So newsfeeds, tweets and streams screamed #flopkart #bigbillionscam. While, raging social storms are fairly common in India’s new found arm-chair social media activism, the unprecedented manner in which Flipkart captivated all news media could equal any national elections in intensity. India was outraged, but don’t you get outraged only

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Dedicated to all Bloggers/Authors from Media houses

From my last night Dream 😉 Just 4 fun Saari Umr Hum Likh likh ke jee liye Ek pal to ab humein Jeene Do Jeene do Saari Umr Hum Likh likhke jee liye Ek pal to ab humein Jeene Do Jeene do Na Na NA Na Na NA Na Na NA Na Na NA Give me some Pageviews Give me some +1’s [GooglePlus] Give me another like [FB] Wanna grow up once again Give me some Pageviews Give me some + [GooglePlus] Give me another like [FB] Wanna grow up once again Kandhon ko PageViews Ke bojh ne jhukaya Rishvat

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