Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 23/10/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 23/10/2017

Here’s our latest overview of the hottest topics on social media in Sri Lanka and around the world last week. This week our team wrote about; Our Blogs #Metoo; the inside out of the trend that took over the internet What went​ ​Viral​ ​in​ ​Sri​ ​Lanka? Meteors in the southern sky There was quite a stir on social media last week with the meteor shower that was visible from the southern area of the country. While there were many rumours on certain news sites that it could be some kind…

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 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…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 28/08/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 28/08/2017

Here’s our latest update of what went viral during the last week on social media in Sri Lanka and around the world. This week our team wrote about: Our Blogs No more polythene? – with the impending polythene ban set for the 01st of September 2017 in Sri Lanka. We look at the different perspectives and stands taken by different affected parties. What​ ​Went​ ​Viral​ ​in​ ​Sri​ ​Lanka? Anura Kumara and Rajitha Senarathne’s fight in the parliament. The video of the argument that broke out between Minister Rajitha Senarathne and…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 21/08/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 21/08/2017

Here’s our latest update on what went viral during the last week on social media is Sri Lanka and across the world This week our team wrote about: What​ ​Went​ ​Viral​ ​in​ ​Sri​ ​Lanka? Shiranthi and Rohitha Rajapaksa interrogated The interrogation of Shirantha Rajapaksa with regards to the Thajudeen murder and Rohitha Rajapaksa with regards to a satellite that was deployed during the time of the Rajapaksa government was trending on social media in Sri Lanka this part week. The issue was made into puns and memes and the post…