The new social network: Friendships win on QuizUp

Over the past year, Delhi-based entrepreneur Kavita C has found a friend in Massachusetts. She chats with the 15-year-old schoolboy twice a week, showing him the mango and banana trees that shade her farmhouse and the occasional dancing peacock on her webcam. He turns to her for advice on dinner and to boast about his family vacation to Venice. Theirs is an unlikely friendship, made stranger still by its origins — QuizUp, a trivia game that has questions on everything from Bajrangi Bhaijaan to crime literature. Like Kavita, many Indian…

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