Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 16/10/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 16/10/2017

Here’s our latest update of what went viral on social media in Sri Lanka and around the world last week. This week our team wrote about; What went​ ​Viral​ ​in​ ​Sri​ ​Lanka? Anti-SAITM rally The Anti-SAITM rally that was recently held, ended with a tear gas attack from the police when they were brought in to control the situation that had gotten out of control. The post that was shared on the Facebook page Ada Derana Sinhala, went viral instantly. Impromptu railway strikes The sudden railway strike that happened in…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 09/10/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 09/10/2017

Here’s our latest update of what went viral last week on social media in Sri Lanka and across the world. This week our team wrote about; What went viral in Sri Lanka? Rajitha Hiran’s comment on Iraj’s music video Actor Rajitha Hiran spoke about the music video done by Iraj and criticized his actions. The video he posted went viral on Facebook. The fact that Iraj’s video was allegedly based upon senior artist Victor Rathnayake’s personal life had been scrutinized heavily since its release on social media in Sri Lanka…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 02/10/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 02/10/2017

Here’s our latest update of what went viral last week on social media in Sri Lanka and across the world. This week our team wrote about; Went​ ​Viral​ ​in​ ​Sri​ ​Lanka? The suicide of actor Dasun Nishan The untimely death of actor Dasun Nishan was something that went viral on social media in Sri Lanka this last week. The actor, according to sources, had committed suicide in his apartment and was found dead. The reasons behind his actions were a bit obscure although many rumours of a love affair gone…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 25/09/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 25/09/2017

Here’s our latest update of what went viral on social media in Sri Lanka and the rest of the world, last week. This week our team wrote about; Went​ ​Viral​ ​in​ ​Sri​ ​Lanka? Maithreepala Sirisena and Donald trump photo UN general assembly An image of President Maithreepala Sirisena and the First Lady Jayanthi Sirisena along with Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump went viral on Facebook. Many of them congratulated the President on this occasion but later towards the week, there were also many memes circulating with the faces…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 18/09/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 18/09/2017

​Here’s our latest weekly review of the viral news topics on social media in Sri Lank and across the world for the last week. This week our team wrote about; Went​ ​Viral​ ​in​ ​Sri​ ​Lanka? Anti-SAITM rally and bomb threats This video of vehicles that took part in the recently held anti-SAITM being checked by the STF due to orders from Minister Rajitha Senarathne who feared that they may be carrying bombs went viral on Facebook. Ranjan Ramanayake’s statement Ranjan Ramanayake’s statement about corruption, double standards when treating normal prisoners…