Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 26/06/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 26/06/2017

Read our latest update on the viral trends on social media in Sri Lanka and across the world last week. This week our team wrote about: Our Blogs Why some campaigns go viral: an insight into the factors behind why some campaigns go viral while others don’t and some good examples to learn. What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? SAITM protest ends in chaos with doctors on strike The issue with SAITM protests is still continuing strongly in Sri Lanka. In one such latest protest, that went viral on social…

Viral: why some campaigns succeed

Viral: why some campaigns succeed

It’s the era of digital marketing. It’s not just any digital marketing, it’s the kind that talks to a person’s subconscious and compel them to purchase a product or service. Even then, there are campaigns that die out fast and those that really go viral. Here’s a bit of insight on why and how. The Human Element This is one detail that has been making all the difference lately. A very good example is the WaterisLife’s campaign that went viral under “First world problems by third world people”. The video…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 19/06/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 19/06/2017

Here’s our latest social media update on what went viral the last week in Sri Lanka and across the world This week our team wrote about: Our Blogs   The Dengue Epidemic : what Sri Lanka is doing wrong   What Went Viral in Sri Lanka?   Dengue reaches epidemic levels in Sri Lanka   With the onset of the seasonal monsoons, the dengue fever virus has come back again, this time with renewed force. Many of the hospitals around the country have had to stop taking in patients, as…

The Dengue Epidemic

The Dengue Epidemic

What Sri Lanka is doing wrong According to the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health, the dengue statistics for 2017 in the island are as follows: Suspected cases in the last 06 months – 63,987 Cases reported from Western Province – 42.62% approximately Highest number of cases reported – During the 20th week of 2017 The dengue fever has now reached epidemic levels in Sri Lanka. Major public sector hospitals are struggling to accommodate the influx of patients. Even though the hospitals have enough medication, there is no space…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 12/06/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 12/06/2017

Here’s our latest update of what went viral on social media in Sri Lanka and around the world throughout the last week. This week our team wrote about: Our Blogs Social Media and The Sri Lankan Forces: An analytical insight to the usage of social media by the Sri Lankan armed forces. What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Crocodile found in a tea estate after floods A crocodile and a rather large one at that has been found in a tea estate after the floods. A villager in the area…