Hello people. A confession, the staying off Facebook / Twitter didn’t really work. Social media platforms are no longer just places to share your thoughts but also to seek information and exchange ideas. This bit was missing when we first started blogging. Back then it was only about sharing. So that’s a learning from this experiment.
But the sad part is that the news we are accessing on social media is like not even like .1% of the world. I looked up popular news website, NDTV, TOI, BBC, Guardian.co.UK and you know what i found? Everywhere there are only the same 3-4 incidents concerning a micro fraction of India passed off in the name of national news. Nothing can be more pathetic than this. We used to think that foreign networks are better at covering the entire region of India, South Asia, but no they suck equally. They too are talking about those same 3-4 things, I mean what about the rest of the country? Stupid things like Smriti Irani’s Twitter war, Modi’s Tweet which doesn’t mention LGBT identity – these are national news, and these are the same shit that make it to the India section of foreign networks on BBC or Guardian. It is bloody depressing how little we know about what’s going on in the world and how much we talk. Even these Twitter celebs who are so angry all the time and bringing revolution by their tweets are like dumb struck on 99.99% of the topic. Continue reading