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My Love Hate Relationship with Facebook

12631270_1259613064054450_1584382366418139300_nMy relation with Facebook is both functional and technical going by the terms of an IT professional.  We belong to the category who advises social media is addictive and is capable of stealing your precious time.  So the undercurrent of my relationship with Facebook must be clear by now.  My negativity for these social media networks comes from the inner knowledge of its functioning and their so called privacy rules and settings.  In one of the assignments given to me by a client whom I do not want to name, the request was to scrape data of girls in the age group of 18 – 24 present in the picture and the criteria is she must be alone without any company.  Whatever may be the purpose, it did not sound well as we were offered above normal rates to do the same.  We refused but we are sure the client would have found somebody to do the job.

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Reminiscences – EchoVME #UrbanTreeChennai Bloggers Meet in Chennai

urban7Blogging is my passion and being a blogger makes me happy. Connecting with fellow bloggers never came to my mind until I saw few blogger meets happening elsewhere. It seemed all fun and it made me think it would be nice to meet our Chennai bloggers in person. It was quite disappointing to see blogger meets being organized in places such as Bengaluru, Mumbai, and Delhi more often and Chennai not being in the radar for such events. My thoughts went to those Chennai bloggers I saw in the directory of blogger networks and started wondering if they ever met. Thanks to Manjulika Pramod, a blogger I follow in Twitter who retweeted about a Blogger Meet happening in Chennai with the link. The event was scheduled for the next day.

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