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The first report card of Google+ : B+

I remember reading the Google story were Larry promised his teacher, 'I am going to download the entire internet on my computer...' so many years down the line, he is still doing it. The company obsessed on indexing the entire world had their fair share on stardom with Google being a synonym for search. In the past few days
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Google is repeating its mistake by not learning a basic thing, no one remembers the second person who landed on moon. After Facebook beating Orkut at their home turf, it was but obvious Google won't go down without a fight. So Orkut pops up with a fancier new UI and even fancier new concept, its plus.

Move over the past and lets move on, as skeptic as I was on the concept of new social network. When I moved from Orkut to Facebook, I had 292 something pics in my Orkut album, which I did not move to facebook. Starting again would be a trouble but then its new. One thing to note, the ideology on which facebook took over orkut was the Apps…

Internet Vandalism and Twitter Stupidity

There are some speculations growing on in the market about the advent of social media, Social CRM and the increase usage of social sites like Facebook and Twitter. There are quite some articles about controversies around twitter, the most recent one being about TheRednerGroup and Game publisher 2k.

A single tweet can spell disaster for a corporate if done wrongly. While this is going on, closer to home India, we have claims of cyber bullying and internet vandalism on celebrities like Barkha Dutt, IIPM.

In these events one fails to take in account the social, astrological changes in the millennium that gone by and the change in the way society progressed. We first began long time ago with colonies, a group of people living together. The western civilization progressed with the rise of rumors and threats into the free world while the eastern civilization flourished the kingdoms of those who control the information. This ideology was carried on my the colonies to control the information wi…