Psychometric warfare in Sri Lanka?

Psychometric warfare in Sri Lanka?

What is psychometric warfare and how destructive it can be to countries like Sri Lanka? With Cambridge analytica scandal: one of the biggest data breach in the modern world, the world had a glimpse at the hard time about to come with digital media. If the power of data is misused like that the future would not be bright as we expect. In brief, what Cambridge Analytica did was getting personal data of around 50 million users through social media and use those data to micro-target users to support political…

Brigadier Vs LTTE supporters Vs Social Media

Brigadier Vs LTTE supporters Vs Social Media

For past four days, Social Media is having a great number of mentions of Brigadier Priyankara Fernando. This was due to his throat cutting gesture to the protesters who were waving LTTE flags outside the Sri Lankan High Commission in London on Sri Lanka’s independence day. After the incident,the brigadier was immediately suspended for inquiries by the foreign ministry of Sri Lanka and later he was reinstated as ordered by President Maithripala Sirisena. We have picked a few from the large number of social media mentions regarding the matter. Outraged…

Alcohol Ban On Sri Lankan Women

Alcohol Ban On Sri Lankan Women

Since lifting the alcohol ban on women last week, social media had many postings regarding the decision and more and more opinions are being posted after President Sirisena reinstating the ban. As always with lifting the ban both positive and negative thoughts were published on it. Although the Spokesperson of Finance Ministry has said “The idea was to restore gender neutrality”, a lot of criticism was going on saying the government is encouraging the drinking and this would threaten the nation’s Buddhist values. Then on Sunday the President has said…

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…