5 Reasons To Quit Facebook

4 min read | About Social Media, Opinion, Facebook, Lifestyle, Video

Being a social media addict, it is not easy to  NOT like Facebook or sorts. There have been really strong reasons, however, behind writing this article. We all 'Facebook' for one or the other reason. But there may be many others, why we should not.

Earlier today, I was going through a photo-album and ‘tagging’ people. (That’s what we’re supposed to do, right? ‘Tag Faces’? ‘Face’ book?) So I did. To my surprise, I could identify two extremely opposite sets of people:

  • People that I never imagined would use a computer, were on Facebook. (I wouldn’t have imagined this, say, five years ago. But not anymore. They are quite active. They do ‘like’ my comments and photos off and on. They are very much here to stay.)
  • People that could be on Facebook weren’t really there.
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Original, Originality, et al.

3 min read | About Opinion, Blogging

How to produce original content? As an amateur blogger, like millions of others, I must find the answer to this burning question.

In my recent conversation with someone very close and frank with me, I got an honest feedback that my last few articles weren’t so charismatic as he had expected them to be. I couldn't blame him. I was so indulged in the urge of writing something – absolutely anything to start with, that I partially (or fully?) failed to justify the topic. But what else could I have possibly done?

I have picked information from forwarded emails, anonymous quotes, newspapers and books to write inspired articles in the past. Many of them were gladly received, liked and commented on. But did I really deserve that? At least I wasn’t satisfied. And when I managed to break out of the shell, it had a direct and much tougher competition with my own writing of the past.

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