The week gave us an opportunity to bring interesting news and exciting stories from Indian social media but most of us don’t have the time to consume the insightful articles or the big social media campaign reviews and app reviews. I hope the weekend will give you some time to go through a few of our interesting stories, which we have curated below (Click for the must reads of the last week).
1. Facebook’s New Guide Can Help Teens Make Responsible Choices On The Internet. Can It Be Implemented In Indian Schools? Facebook has published a guide to help educators and the community better support teens accessing it.This guide can be useful in India for educating on Facebook safety measures. Read more here.
2. Is The Election Commission Of India Late In Keeping A Check On Politicians’ Use Of Social Media? The Election Commission of India has accepted social media as a challenge and started quite a few initiative to monitor social media activities of politicians but can they be implemented and isn’t it late now. Read more here.
3. 11 Cool Indian Facebook Campaigns Of Q3 2013: A list of 11 interesting Indian Facebook Campaigns of quarter 3, 2013. Read more here.
4. How MTS India Built Up Change On Social Media With #ChangeIsNear: A look at how MTS India is using social media to reposition itself as a young, edgy brand with the ‘Change is near’ campaign. Read more here.
5. We Don’t And Won’t Run Ads As We Believe That Negatively Impacts The User Experience, Says Arindam Mukherjee, Co-Founder Flixstreet: Interview with Arindam Mukherjee, Co-founder at Flixstreet, a social discovery and recommendation engine for Indian movies, where he shares the platform’s upcoming features and the road ahead. Read more here.
6. Arvind Kejriwal On The Role Of Social Media In AAP, Influencing Voters, Regulation And More: Interview with Arvind Kejriwal Founder of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on social media being used by politicians, social media being regulated and more. Read more here.
7. Baggout – Social Curation Based On What Friends And Other Users Like And Buy: Review of Delhi based startup Baggout Android mobile app which is trying to make the online buying behavior process simple by bringing the social layer. Read more here.