Behold the WhatsApp Saviour, the Superhero Who Answers All Your Queries

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Behold the WhatsApp Saviour, the Superhero Who Answers All Your Queries

Illustration: Robin Chakraborty

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f you believe that the purpose of life is to be helpful and not happy, then you my friend, are the Saviour this Age of Apps has been waiting for. Today, the simple act of liking and hearting can lighten the burden of our friends and family. And it is impossible to be as generous as Rakhi Sawant is on Instagram, but you try.

To be a Good Samaritan is to be selfless – to look at your phone, just as your eyes open in the morning, much before you leave your bed. As you scroll down 20-odd WhatsApp groups and numerous Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook notifications, you notice that people everywhere are in need of help and attention. Especially your needy society WhatsApp group, Splendor ke Sitare. The woman in D208 pleads, “My maid hasn’t come today, my kid has a fever, and I just got a manicure done yesterday. Can someone please send their maid for the day?” Before you know it, your helping fingers begin typing “Don’t worry, I’m sending mine. Just don’t tell her how much you pay your help.”

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