Are you well networked in ‘Your World’? Then take away an IPod Shuffle!!

Wikipedia defines a Social Network as:

A social network is a social structure made up of individuals (or organizations) called “nodes”, which are tied (connected) by one or more specific types of interdependency, such as friendship, kinship, common interest, financial exchange, dislike, sexual relationships, or relationships of beliefs, knowledge or prestige.

and to build such social network, there are Social Networking websites. If you are not on any of the social networking websites listed here, please excuse us. (u can read other interesting articles on gadgets,  here). But if you are present on the social networking sites, especially on Facebook, theres something interesting for you!!

In celebration of its 160th anniversary, global payment services company Western Union has announced the launch of a hunt for the most networked person in the world using Facebook presence as a parameter. Western Union is calling for India’s most globally connected individuals to step forward and take the Western Union Network Challenge at

Its an interactive, online application called ‘Your World’ which visualises Facebook fans’ global connections and users receive a score (“World Index”) that shows how globally connected they are. They can compare their ranking against their Facebook friends, against others in their country and against others globally.

Here’s my World Index:

Western Union - umennet

Visit, take part in the contest mentioned below &  you could win a cool IPod Shuffle!!

Contest Mechanism:

In the comments section post the following:

1. Answer a simple question –

Which country received the most remittance in the year 2000?

2.  Post the screen shot of your World index (as shown above) on your Facebook profile and share the link of image with us

3. The contest closes on Sep 1, 2011. Sep 25th, 2011.

4. The winner will be announced on the blog on Sep 5, 2011. Sep 30th, 2011


Your answer in the comments section should be like this:

1) England


All the best!!!

Facebook facts – Infographic

World is obsessed with Facebook. I am sure you agree. (if you say, No, I am sure you agree!!)

So here are some facts shown in a very pleasant way with Video, animation and audio!!!

One Million Heineken Hugs for Facebook love!

Heinekin recently hit the 1 million mark on their Facebook page. And to celebrate this, they sent out a group of Heinekin huggers (as we may call them!) on the streets of Amsterdam.

Heineken Huggers
Heineken Huggers

The “Heineken Huggers” were out on the streets hugging every Heineken drinking person, returning back the love, they gave with One Million likes on the Facebook Page. They shot a beautiful video , which already has 84,000 views in 2 weeks. The video also shows a person being denied of a hug because he’s not drinking Heineken!! Here’s the video –

A nice gesture to return the love to the Facebook fans. Generally brands give some goodies or incentives, but Heineken did a wonderful job by mixing the online and offline world. A BIG THUMBS UP!!!

Through this campaign Through this campaign, Heineken introduced new universal tag line ‘Open Your World’ with a host of ad campaigns: See here.

Which Indian brand do you think could send such Hug team or can take thanks gesture offline?

Color of Brassiere??

“Its actually vanilla!!”



These were the status messages of my Female chat friends. At first I thought it may be coincidence. but the 2 more status messages “navy blue” and “white” compelled me to ask one of my friends about the status message. the reply was – “its the color of my Bra!!!”. Bra color?? why would anyone keep Brassiere Color as status message? The reply was -” my friend said so, and all other girls also have kept the status message on same lines.” Read more

Matrimonial Ads take a new turn!

Matrimonial Sites are meant for search of brides or grooms. What if the matrimonial ads attract you saying :

Are you looking for single Indian Girls? or Chat free with 1000’s of Indian Girls or read this:

Chat with 1000’s of Indian Girls in your area as if its not a matrimony site but an Online Dating site!!!

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