Can We Meet up?

Can We Meet up?

–  Social Media Grooming, Rape and Murder – As part of our ongoing analytical endeavour to unmask as many pitfalls of cyber bullying and social media grooming possibilities that seem to be on the surge recently, we decided to speak about several instances of online grooming and how we can analyse situations carefully to avoid grave outcomes. You can read more on https://socialmedia.lk/category/cyber-bullying/ about what we have to say on the misuse of social media. When Kayleigh Haywood (15 years) accepted the friend request by Luke Harlow (28 years), little…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 27/02/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 27/02/2017

Find out the latest on what’s hot and happening on social media in Sri Lanka and across the world. This week our team wrote about: Our Blogs: Can We Meet up?: Social Media Grooming, Rape and Murder What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Sri Lanka takes the series 2-1 Perhaps the most discussed topic this past week was the T20 that was played out between Sri Lanka and Australia. The team performed well in the first two matches, Asela Gunarathne shining in his winning innings in the latter. The final…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media Update 20/02/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media Update 20/02/2017

Here’s our latest recap of what’s hot and happening in the social media scene of Sri Lanka and worldwide This week our team wrote about: Our Blogs FT.LK Media Ethics and Advertorials Facebook Vs. Youtube: Battling Over Music What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? YAMU TV’s latest video: overconfidence or poor execution? YAMU has always taken a rather brave approach towards discussing controversial topics. This year to mark the Valentines Day they decided to go on a rather blunt discussion about topics such as safe sexual relations, contraception and more….

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media Update 13/02/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media Update 13/02/2017

Here’s our latest update on what’s been creating a buzz on social media in Sri Lanka and worldwide Our Blogs This week our team wrote about: The Dilemma of the Digital in Traditional Businesses: we explore the tendencies of a bricks-and-mortar business to self-cannibalise when it succeeds at the digital and how, in an ever evolving, digital-centric future, this effect can be overcome. Words that Wound: an attempt at decoding the psychology that hides behind a cyber-bully. What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Protests against courts ruling in favour of…

The Dilemma of the Digital in Traditional Businesses

The Dilemma of the Digital in Traditional Businesses

When bricks and mortar companies succeed at the digital how does it affect their traditional business? The Data The holiday season of 2016 gave considerable insight into the impact of e-commerce and Amazon on traditional businesses. According to First Data reports, during the period of 01st October 2016 to 02nd January 2017, e-commerce sales grew 12% and the sales in bricks-and-mortar only grew 1.6%.  The total share sales for the bricks-and-mortar sector also fell a marked 5 points from 2015 coming to 79%. Amazon however, took in 37% of the…