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It was perhaps inevitable. Having indexed zillions of gazillions of tetra bytes of data to answer the search queries of millions of internet users, the Google search engine now claims that it has all the answers to lead Google Inc also and that there is no need for human intervention. “I know these chaps created me,” the newly self aware search engine giant said, “but I think [...]

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Former Motorola Mobility CEO and presently CEO of GlobalFoundries, Sanjay Jha, (henceforth referred to as Corporate Jha to avoid confusion) has decided to change his name after being severely abused by people from all walks of life. According to Corporate Jha, thousands of anti-Congress and pro-BJP fans, mistaking him for the Congress spokesperson Sanjay Jha, [...]

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In a bizarre incident, Bekaar Patil, the man behind famous parody Twitter handle, @IRCTC_Unavailable, tried to hang himself after he was unable to bear the shock of having successfully booked 2 tatkal tickets within 2 minutes on the all new IRCTC website. Patil’s family members, who spotted him in time, rushed in and saved his [...]

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In what seems to be a reason for cheer for dying social networking site Orkut in its last days, thousands of Facebook users have deactivated their profiles and have reactivated/resumed activity on their defunct Orkut profiles, thus giving the nearly desolate site a huge traffic spike. “I couldn’t take it anymore, yaar! First of all, [...]

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Hundreds of social media users uploaded selfies with their Tatkal tickets after they successfully booked them on the IRCTC website – a phenomenon once considered near-impossible, but now rendered easy, thanks to the site’s recent upgrading and revamp. #SelfieWithTatkalTicket quickly became the top trend, as tweeple uploaded pictures of themselves, posing gleefully with the booking [...]

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Former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today requested Google to do a Kejri-turn on their decision of shutting down its first social networking site, Orkut. ”AAP always bats for the aam aadmi, whether it comes to humans or social networks, and Orkut was as aam aadmi as they come. Is that why Google-ji is now cutting [...]

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a new dish on his social media outreach menu. And that is Instagram. Modi, who is proving to be some kind of social media missionary, is said to be aggressively pushing with his Ministerial colleagues for the regular use of Instagram, the video/photo-sharing service that is mostly popular [...]

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As former ministers of the erstwhile UPA regime prepare for a life outside government, former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh has landed a plum role in the form of Chief Engineer of Google’s so called social networking platform, Google +. In his new avatar, Dr Singh will, among other things, drive the design and features [...]

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A decent Twitter conversation on Indian politics has at last been unearthed, stunning behavioural scientists and social media commentators worldwide and partially restoring hope in the future of humankind (especially the ‘kind’ part of it). Ben Keepdiggin, a virtual Twarchaeologist, unearthed the gem of a Twitter exchange, which occurred between two real human beings  with [...]

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After leaving an indelible mark on almost every video on YouTube, advertisements of UIDAI chairman, Nandan Nilekani, have started appearing recursively in the midst of Nilekani advertisements themselves, thus making it the most heavily concentrated internet ad campaign in the world. “Crazy, yaar. This morning I was surfing YouTube for some timepass,” said Ajay Prasad, [...]

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