Staying at Home: This is “Our” Time

If a person, of any age, showed immunity to the prevalent rat-race culture fueled by this oversharing of information with others i.e. they refused to get sucked in by the trend of being obsessed with who just did or acquired what, and vice versa, they were considered weird or outcast.

The Case for the Organic “Influencer”

بِسْمِ ٱللّٰهِ ٱلرَّحْمَٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيم It amazes me nowadays just how great a change in global ethos and cultures the past decade or so has brought about. Those who live in their own little bubbles, however, might not have much of a clue of what I am talking about. It is possible that all such people … Continue reading The Case for the Organic “Influencer”

Is Social Media Turning You Into a Narcissist?

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـنِ الرَّحِيمِ Click. Tap. Swipe. That is all it takes nowadays for a random stranger to subscribe to your blog or Facebook feed. To "Like" your page. To "Follow" you on Twitter. To "Add" you to their circles. To "Pin" your photograph. All over the world, people are now connected to each other … Continue reading Is Social Media Turning You Into a Narcissist?

Delete or Discern: Why Facebook is Not a “One-Size-Fits-All” Glove

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم It has been almost 3 years since I have been using the controversial website Facebook – a simultaneously popular and infamous online social networking tool that is (mis)used by millions all over the globe. I received a friend’s email invite for it, and joined when another friend told me to check … Continue reading Delete or Discern: Why Facebook is Not a “One-Size-Fits-All” Glove