It all started with a change of venue, Amethyst did not give permission for the tweetup. Atleast for a while all were confused if not sad.
But better things were waiting for us, the meetup happened at Cafe Coffee Day @ Lloyds Road (Avvai Shanmugam Salai) and they were super supportive, kudos to CCD crew.
Lavanya Ravishankar, who organised the very first Twestival in Chennai talked about how 6 people,that too, all from IIT Madras turned up for the event. She gave an intro on Twestival
Kiruba Shankar,he has 8 or 9 times more followers than all of the rest combined, 54,899 and counting, was supposed to talk on how twitter helps social causes.As always, he made it an unconference and shared one incident that made him realise the power of social media
Almost 25 people turned out for the event,biggest so far in Chennai's Twestival tweetups.
Ramakrishna, Co-founder & CEO Rangde shared his experience on how Rangde, through their twitter handle clarifies various queries
Yes, we indeed discussed about celebrities active in twitter and concluded that Rahul Bose tweet all by himself, but Shahrukh Khan, hmm we couldn't find out. It was a bit shocker to know that Kim Kardashian charges a fortune to tweet and David Beckham a little less! If you are excited to know more on celebrities in twitter, have a look
Good show by Thomas, Krishvenkatesh and krishnanswamy who organised the tweetup!
and The Hindu's write up about the event