Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 26/06/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 26/06/2017

Read our latest update on the viral trends on social media in Sri Lanka and across the world last week. This week our team wrote about: Our Blogs Why some campaigns go viral: an insight into the factors behind why some campaigns go viral while others don’t and some good examples to learn. What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? SAITM protest ends in chaos with doctors on strike The issue with SAITM protests is still continuing strongly in Sri Lanka. In one such latest protest, that went viral on social…

The Killer “Blue Whale”

The Killer “Blue Whale”

An online game that has been trending as #BlueWhale has widely spread panic and fear among parents and teachers alike. The game that is said to have claimed the lives of many vulnerable teenagers across the world, is a rather disturbing setup. What is the #BlueWhaleGame? Originating in Russia, where so far, it is claimed to have caused the deaths of many teenagers, the Blue Whale Game comprises of a selection of dark and deeply disturbing tasks. The concept behind the name of the game is the fact that Blue…