These tweets are not indiscriminate and ill thought-out after all. The limit of 140 characters is perfect for communicating emotion rather than nuance.
If paid news powered the 2012 elections, this time parties and candidates turned to social media. With cash in short supply campaigning went online,
There is something fundamentally flawed in Twitter’s approach to the whole issue of Trolls and online abuse.
The PM’s Twitter strategy both for the currency ban and his other schemes has been artfully crafted to create a positive aura around him,
The author interviewed several of those who troll. They belong to the lower sub-stratum of the BJP, which has a pretty sophisticated upper stratum as well.
Faced with shrinking revenues, newspapers are going digital and journalists are striking out on their own with digital media start ups
As an ethical hacker, my job is to help protect those who are unable, or lack the knowledge, to help themselves.
Twitter is abuzz with tweets of Mayawati and her followers seeking to captialize on notebandi even as @yadavakhilesh ducks the issue.
The mismatch between AIR and DD making the poll survey their top story and the print media’s muted response, points to a credibility problem.
Instead of seeking to elicit real opinions on the currency crisis, the questions in the PM’s poll were designed to trigger just one answer: Great job!