Category «Social Media»

Why I adopted Mastodon

There is this strange phenomenon in India, where you are now expected to justify using a new social network and discontinuing with an older one. Many Twitter users, unhappy with Twitter, have chosen to create accounts on Mastodon instances. The discontentment with Twitter is hardly a recent thing. The network has been a hotspot for …

The Kloutocalypse

Klout recently did an upgrade of their algorithm or crystal ball or whatever it is that they use. I lost about 15 points or so. as a result. My Klout score was 80 and it came down to 65. Curious, I looked around to see what exactly was happening. Outrage abounded, and I investigated further. …

Fraudulent method of earning from Twitter

So I read some article and decided to share it on Twitter. I used the button placed conveniently, and the popup box had several options to configure. It was distracting, and by the time I hit tweet, I realized that there was a checkbox pre-selected to enter me for an iPad giveaway. Like so: Please …