Category: India

Facebook's India challenge

Very nice piece by Ansuya Harjani of CNBC on Facebook’s challenges in India. As she quoted me in the article, India epitomizes the challenge facing Facebook across Asia. The world’s biggest social network may have explosive growth in many countries, but they still have not managed to monetize it. Facebook’s average revenue per person in
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India's Demographic Dividend: The Digital Impact

India’s “Demographic Dividend” is the current focus (and “Most Read” article) of Booz & Co’s Strategy + Business magazine. The article is a recap of a panel discussion in which I took part a few months ago in New Delhi, hosted by Thomas A. Stewart Booz & Co’s Chief Marketing and Knowledge Officer. The basis
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Facebook threatens Orkut in India

India has long been an Orkut holdout for Social Media dominance. Lately, however, Orkut’s lead is not looking so certain. Please consider the following three graphs. CONCLUSION: From below data, we can see a repetition of a trend that took place across SE Asia already. When people try out Facebook, they tend to make it
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India's Coming Urban Crisis

Sitting today in Delhi traffic, you might say the crisis is already here, but based on population trends and urban immigration projections put together in a report by Booz & Co, more trouble is on the way. At the invitation of Booz & co, I spent a morning here in Delhi at the World Economic
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