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…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update14/08/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update14/08/2017

Here’s our analytical overview of what went viral on social media in Sri Lanka and across the world This week our team wrote about: What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Ravi Karunanayake’s Daughter Onella speaks about treasury bond Onella Karunanayake, recently resigned Ravi Karunanayake’s daughter posted a letter on her Facebook account requesting the public to think before sharing negative posts, memes or comments regarding her father and family. She went to express that there are paid parties who are destroying her father’s image and to think if all of…

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 17/07/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 17/07/2017

Here’s our weekly update for the trending topics and viral news on social media last week in Sri Lanka and the rest of the world This week our team wrote about: Our Blogs Instagram in Sri Lanka; a survey summary on the most and least followed Instagram accounts in Sri Lanka based on several categories What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Sri Lankan “Shape of You” mashup goes viral A mashup done by three Sri Lankans who represent “Deep Sounds” has compiled a mashup of the infamous hit, Shape of…

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…