NGO and Charity Social Media Usage – Part 2

NGO and Charity Social Media Usage – Part 2

Effective use of Social Media by United Nations Organization, Sri Lanka Continuing with our NGO and charity social media usage analysis, we now look at the United Nations organizations. The local branches of United Nations, an international organization composed of most of the countries of the world, which was founded in 1945 to promote peace, security, and economic development, has successfully utilized social media and following are some examples of their effective use of the modern digital mediums. One of the best things about ¬†Facebook is that it allows you…

NGO and Charity Social Media Usage – Part 1

NGO and Charity Social Media Usage – Part 1

Social media has become an increasingly significant part of our modern world and the way we function. Small business owners to huge multinational corporations to government organizations have been able to make huge strides forward in terms of communication, integration and impact using social media tools and platforms. The latest statistics published by internetworldstats.com states that there are 3,222,200 Internet users in Sri Lanka for June 30, 2012, a 15.0% penetration.¬† Internet and mobile internet usage in the country is increasing at an increasing rate and so is the usage…

Government of Sri Lanka Social Media Usage

Government of Sri Lanka Social Media Usage

Social media in Sri Lanka continues to reach a wider audience day by day. Apart from personal users, professional bodies, established companies and other recognized institutions, Government organizations too are taking up social media to connect with their advocates and followers. The Government of Sri Lanka social media usage is very much at its early stages, with Facebook being the most popular site among the various Ministries and Departments. Most of these accounts have equal participation throughout a given period of time, unlike political accounts where more engagement could be…