Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 08/08/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 08/08/2017

Here’s our latest review on social media’s hottest topics during the last week in Sri Lanka and across the world. This week our team wrote about; What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Anti SAITM rally from Kandy to Colombo. The SAITM protests are still continuing all across the country and as part of the latest protests, a rally was held from Kandy to Colombo. According to reports the protests were carried out successfully. The post went viral on Facebook last week with over 8.6k views. “I don’t know, I can’t…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 31/07/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 31/07/2017

Here’s our latest update on the viral trends in social media in Sri Lanka and across the world last week. This week our team wrote about: Our Blogs Fighting Depression Online; is sharing a message with an invitation to talk enough to combat depression? Does social media fuel depression and if so, what are we doing wrong? What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Oil strike escalates to physical assault The Petroleum Corporation worker’s strike in a movement against the Sri Lankan government signing  a lease with the China Merchant Corporation…

Instagram in Sri Lanka

Instagram in Sri Lanka

A survey summary on the most and least followed Instagram accounts in Sri Lanka based on several categories Instagram is no stranger to the social media using community in Sri Lanka. However, when compared to Facebook or Twitter, the usage is not as high. The social media platform is yet to penetrate society in Sri Lanka. Here are some of the most prominent statistics that stood out for us during our survey to gain an idea on the Instagram usage in Sri Lanka by prominent figures and brands. Political figures…

Viral: why some campaigns succeed

Viral: why some campaigns succeed

It’s the era of digital marketing. It’s not just any digital marketing, it’s the kind that talks to a person’s subconscious and compel them to purchase a product or service. Even then, there are campaigns that die out fast and those that really go viral. Here’s a bit of insight on why and how. The Human Element This is one detail that has been making all the difference lately. A very good example is the WaterisLife’s campaign that went viral under “First world problems by third world people”. The video…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 12/06/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 12/06/2017

Here’s our latest update of what went viral on social media in Sri Lanka and around the world throughout the last week. This week our team wrote about: Our Blogs Social Media and The Sri Lankan Forces: An analytical insight to the usage of social media by the Sri Lankan armed forces. What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Crocodile found in a tea estate after floods A crocodile and a rather large one at that has been found in a tea estate after the floods. A villager in the area…