Social media have placed so much power into our hands. We can bring down governments on the back of shared tweet. We can find an abandoned dog a home. We can make music history with one youtube performance.
With power comes great responsibility. Do we realise that?
Juxtaposing these two articles below makes me proud to be an Indian, and a Mumbai-ite.
While the London rioters used BBM to spread misery and chaos, Mumbai-ites instead used the power of the internet to bring help and calm in the aftermath of the 13/7 blasts, since the phone lines were jammed.