Fighting Mindsets – An Interview with Grassrooted

Fighting Mindsets – An Interview with Grassrooted

As part of our ongoing analytical investigation into the cyber-bullying and cyber exploitation crisis that seem to be gradually on the rise in Sri Lanka and around the world, we decided to talk to the pros in the battlefield; The Grassrooted Trust, an organization that was established with the purpose of providing a “safe space” for marginalized communities both online and in reality. Meeting Hans from Grassrooted (despite his hectic schedule) at Java Lounge, I immediately feel comfortable and catch a vibe that this gentleman knows what he is talking…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 13/03/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 13/03/2017

Here’s our latest weekly update on social media hot topics for the past week in Sri Lanka and across the world This week our team wrote about Our Blogs: Fighting Mindsets – An Interview with Grassrooted What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Victor Rathnayake’s son’s social media outburst Victor Rathnayake and his recent marriage to a lady of 33 years has caused much stir in this past week on social media. While the veteran singer who is reputed as the “master” of music in Sri Lanka, suddenly became the source…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 06/03/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 06/03/2017

Our latest update on what created the buzz on Social Media in Sri Lanka and around the world What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Prisoner Udaya Shantha or “Samayan” was killed – prisoner bus attacked en route A group of gang members were en route on prison transport when they were ambushed. In the resulting chaos, the prosecuted lost their lives. A graphic video of the aftermath of this incident has been going viral and can be watched here. However, the video is incredibly graphic and we recommend that sensitive…