5 Indian Social Media Articles Worth Reading This Weekend

by Prasant Naidu on June 9, 2022

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The week has been an interesting one. A big thanks to our advertisers - Brandmovers India, Unmetric, Badhai and FoxyMoron. And just in case, you have missed reading us this week, this set of weekly curated stories from Indian social media  would be helpful.

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1. Blogger meetups, Twitter hashtags and contests: Is there a difference between a blogger meetup and a Twitter meetup? Raju tries to drill more on this topic, the recent madness where brands and their PR are trying to mix it up all for the love of getting trended in the name of contests. Read more here.

2. How will Facebook’s change in policy towards sexual assault humour affect India? Recently pressure from womens’ groups and the media have managed to make Facebook change its policy toward hate speech provoking violence against women and other groups. Brindaalakshmi discusses the issue and shares her view if India needs a policy change too. Read more here.

3. How ShopSocially uses social media to bring retailers and consumers closer: Shalini shares the story of Jai Rawat who started ShopSocially after seeing a big opportunity at the intersection of social networking and e-commerce. The article further talks about how the journey started, what is ShopSocially aiming for and the road ahead. Read more here.

4. All brands need to know about Facebook Verified Pages! Facebook has recently launched ‘verified pages’ feature to help people check authentic accounts of personalities and businesses. Satrajit shares in his post how it can help brands and talks to experts to get opinions on the various aspects of verified pages. Read more here.

5. WhatsApp to get desi rival: Radhika in her post talks about Bangalore based startup Plustxt which allows users to communicate in eight regional languages. The regional language app, which the company is focusing on, allows users to combine English with a vernacular language. Read more here.

We hope you enjoy our curated list for this week!

Prasant Naidu

Founder and Blogger at Lighthouse Insights. Loves to experiment in social media and believes social media is a game changer for SME's.

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