Domestic Violence and Social Media

Domestic Violence and Social Media

Social media has penetrated many levels of society and undoubtedly plays a pivotal role in influencing minds for both the positive and the negative. One sensitive area of social media and the impact of its role is domestic violence. Domestic violence can be either physical, verbal or emotional. We hear and see, almost every other day stories of victim abuse being recorded on Facebook Live and images on Snapchat that lead law enforcement to the perpetrators. Seeing as how social media acts as a bit of a double edged sword,…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 30/10/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 30/10/2017

Here’s our latest analytical overview of the viral news on social media is Sri Lanka and across the globe last week. This week our team wrote about; What went viral in Sri Lanka  Foreigner’s baggage checked by a group claiming to be police One news headline that went viral on social media last week was the Facebook Live video that was uploaded by a foreigner; Adam Kelvick whose vehicle is stopped by an anonymous group claiming to be the CID. The foreigner refuses to corporate on account of the fact…

Social Media – The trap that we walk in willingly

Social Media – The trap that we walk in willingly

“Oh! I miss my old school buddies, What may they have become now? Are they still living in the county? I wish I could find them,How can I connect with them again ?…” This is a typical problem everyone had before the era of Social Media(SM) networks.With rapidly evolving concepts and use of advanced technology, SM has brought the whole world into one cyber cloud, connecting everyone to each other regardless thousands of obstacles. This can be considered as one of the greatest achievements of human history. But is this…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 23/10/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 23/10/2017

Here’s our latest overview of the hottest topics on social media in Sri Lanka and around the world last week. This week our team wrote about; Our Blogs #Metoo; the inside out of the trend that took over the internet What went​ ​Viral​ ​in​ ​Sri​ ​Lanka? Meteors in the southern sky There was quite a stir on social media last week with the meteor shower that was visible from the southern area of the country. While there were many rumours on certain news sites that it could be some kind…

#Metoo

#Metoo

The inside out of the viral trend on social media Actress Rose Mcgowan (claim to fame from Charmed), boldly went where many would dare not, exposing Harvey Weinstein and the sexual harassment charges against him. Her Twitter account was blocked at one point, though it was quickly restored. Other actresses who had her back like Alyssa Milano became prominent figures in this movement against sexual harassment. Sexual harassment is a topic that surfaces one too often on social media. Each time it does, it serves as an indicator of the…