If so, how did it feel? If not, how do you think it would feel? How many times has it been that you have forgotten your friend’s birthday?
Considering the hectic lifestyle that most working professionals have today, friend’s and family’s birthdays usually tend to skip off the mind. People tend to do various things to remember the birthday such as making notes, reminder alarms etc, but most times these do not work as well.
Recently, Kartik Mandaville along with Saurabh Suman and Abhinit Ambastha, all students of Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal University, Manipal, developed a FaceBook application AutoBudder . AutoBudder allows you to be as impersonal and lazy as you want to be with your FaceBook “friends”. It sends out a message at 12 midnight with messages that are as personal as a simulated wish can be.
Most people have their birthdays listed on Facebook and using the applications feature, AutoBudder automatically wishes your friends on their birthdays, with customized messages from you, at sharp 12, before anyone can. Its hassle free, doubles as a birthday calendar, and at times, just helps maintain those social commitments.
|The Developers of Autobudder Facebook App|
Currently Autobudder reaches out to more than 8.99 lakh users yearly and has 3000 registered users. They achieved this within a short span of 4 months without any marketing.
- Cyber Media ( Never Forget your friend’s birthdays)
- Times of India ( Pune Mirror –Too Lazy to wish a friend ? FB App does it for you, Sci & Tech ,Bangalore Mirror – Too Lazy to wish a friend ? FB App does it for you ,City )