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…

Social Media and The Sri Lankan Forces

Social Media and The Sri Lankan Forces

A look at the usage of Facebook by the Sri Lankan armed forces. The recent flooding in Sri Lanka pushed us to look into the method in which this was handled by the relevant authorities, with social media as a focus. The fact that many instances where social media could have been used to better the management of the crisis were overlooked, was observed. Here is what we found out about the use of social media by the military forces of Sri Lanka in comparison to some of our neighbouring…