Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 03/04/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 03/04/2017

Read our latest social media analysis of the hottest topics in Sri Lanka and across the world This week our team wrote about: What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Anchor song by Umaria Singhawansa The theme song for the Anchor milk powder sung by famous local vocalist, Umaria Signhawansa went viral on facebook with over 1M views, 30k reactions 3k shares and over 400 comments. Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa falls ill Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa has been in the news and the social medai over the past couple of months with his…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 27/03/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 27/03/2017

Here’s our latest weekly review of the hot and happening topics on social media in Sri Lanka and across the world This week our team wrote about: Our Blogs Facebook has more 18-year-old male users than walking the planet We wrote about this amazing stat, which creates serious concern about the validity of Facebook’s data. What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Mahanama Big-Match Parade takes a wrong turn A large number of Mahanama students, found themselves implicated in troubled waters after their Big-Match Parade took a turn for the worst….

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 20/03/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 20/03/2017

Read up on our latest update of what’s trending on local and international social media What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Protest in front of Kalubowila Hospital The relatives and friends of a pregnant mother who passed away from contracting dengue fever staged a protest outside the Kalubowila Hospital. They blamed the hospital for the demise of the lady and said that had the doctors and nursing staff been more sensitive and vigilant when the 05 month pregnant deceased complained, this could have been avoided easily. With the pandemic continuing…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 13/03/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 13/03/2017

Here’s our latest weekly update on social media hot topics for the past week in Sri Lanka and across the world This week our team wrote about Our Blogs: Fighting Mindsets – An Interview with Grassrooted What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Victor Rathnayake’s son’s social media outburst Victor Rathnayake and his recent marriage to a lady of 33 years has caused much stir in this past week on social media. While the veteran singer who is reputed as the “master” of music in Sri Lanka, suddenly became the source…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 06/03/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 06/03/2017

Our latest update on what created the buzz on Social Media in Sri Lanka and around the world What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Prisoner Udaya Shantha or “Samayan” was killed – prisoner bus attacked en route A group of gang members were en route on prison transport when they were ambushed. In the resulting chaos, the prosecuted lost their lives. A graphic video of the aftermath of this incident has been going viral and can be watched here. However, the video is incredibly graphic and we recommend that sensitive…