Tag in a new way with Microsoft!!!

What is a Tag?

Possible answers are: Unique identifier, Keyword assigned to a Information. Some even refer it to Tag Heuer!!!

Flickr defines Tag as Tags are like keywords or labels that you add to a photo to make it easier to find later. Youtube defines tag as Tags are keywords that describe videos.

But here we are talking a different type of tag. We are talking about Microsoft Tag. Microsoft has come up with a Mobile Tagging.

Microsoft Tag is a breakthrough technology that transforms everyday things in the real world into live links to online information and entertainment.

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Twitter status flying high!!!

Lufthansa Airlines have come up with a unique social media strategy. If you are flying, MySkyStatus automatically sends status updates to your Facebook and Twitter accounts with your departure, location and arrival information. It’s travel made social and it’s easy to set up.

  1. Select your carrier (Yes!! Any Airline!!)
  2. Departure date
  3. Flight Number
  4. Departure, arrival time and date

Just login with your Twitter details and it will automatically update your status.  The status updates looks like this:

Lufthansa MySKyStatus Lufthansa MySkyStatus

Seems an engaging activity, interesting and very good use of social media.

Any more ideas/comments on the same??

Help Your Body – Help India

The world has been clamoring about the great Indian success story. The youngest entrant into the elite Trillion Dollar Economy club, India will become the youngest nation with an estimated 700 million people under the age of 35 years India in 2025. The distressing aspect however is the overall health scenario that is turning out to be the bane for this same young productive India. India is slowly and steadily acquiring the status of the global chronic disease capital.

Häagen-Dazs Icecreams generates hot wave

Got this article from a Forwarded mail by  a Dear Friend.

My friend Ramit (name changed on request) called me late Friday night. He sounded quite agitated. “You know, Haagen Dazs has opened its Delhi outlet”.  I reacted with a joke. “Good, now you can spend a lot more on an ice cream than you normally would. But why are you agitated?”

“Because I am not allowed to enter”, he said. Now, Ramit is not like one of the politician’s son or into drugs, the sort who are often in news in India’s capital for all the wrong reasons, nor is he the kind who will shoot someone down because she refused to serve him a cone of ice cream.

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