Interview140 with Skashliwal the Writer

Interview 140 Brief:
During our research and while looking into different profiles on Twitter, we stumbled upon a certain trend being carried out by a few great Twitter lovers who have the ability to use Twitter in a way that makes the world a better place! Thus, the idea of Interview in 140 characters came into play! We decided to pick one Twitter user every once in a while and interview him/her about different topics of interest to the whole Twitter community and us as well.

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Twitter Interviews in 140 chars

The first Interview140 took place on May 14th, 2009 with S K Jain who was brought to my interest based on the number of his followers, his valuable tweets and well-picked retweets (more than 11,000 status updates since joining Twitter).

A line about the interviewee:

S K Jain: “A believer of Individuality” – maintains an active blog ‘Osho Says…‘, as well as an active twitter account (@skashliwal) with 4,701 followers.

Karma-lization! The Pros & Cons…

The concept of karma was first originated in India to describe a relationship of cause and effect; “the effects of all deeds are viewed as actively shaping past, present, and future experiences“. Hundreds of years later, the social media karma idea emerged heavily relying on the same traditional trend that goes: “Do onto others as you would do to yourself.”

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What goes around comes back around!

In a vast virtual world where each of the online users aim to seek recognition, be known, be heard, and be “someone” who people desire to be associated with, karma seems to be a fine defining ground of online intentions! Karma comes across as having the power to add balance to online relationships and differentiate between spammers, heavy advertisers, blabbers, time-wasters and those individuals who are really looking forward to make a change, invite others into their world and make them a part of it while being a part of theirs as well.

In life, there is always give and take! Karma ensures, to some extent, that this kind of relationship exists and persists between the members of social media communities therefore, good karma can only be earned by dedicating free time to positive community activities such as:

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