Sri Lanka Budget 2019

Sri Lanka Budget 2019

Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera presented the 2019 National Budget of Sri Lanka on the 05th of March. The budget is ‘aimed at growth powered by private enterprise and is determined to pursue a liberal outward oriented economy’. This budget was also reported as being an extension of the Enterprise Sri Lanka concept that was introduced previously in the Blue-Green Budget. Many aspects of this budget have been spoken about widely since they were announced. This includes the Home Sweet Home loan system allows young couples or those buying a house…

Psychometric warfare in Sri Lanka?

Psychometric warfare in Sri Lanka?

What is psychometric warfare and how destructive it can be to countries like Sri Lanka? With Cambridge analytica scandal: one of the biggest data breach in the modern world, the world had a glimpse at the hard time about to come with digital media. If the power of data is misused like that the future would not be bright as we expect. In brief, what Cambridge Analytica did was getting personal data of around 50 million users through social media and use those data to micro-target users to support political…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 06/11/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 06/11/2017

Here’s our latest update of what went viral on social media in Sri Lanka and around the world This week our team wrote about; Our Blogs The latest venture of Telcos in Sri Lanka; Innovative developments in Sri Lanka media and content creation What went​ ​Viral​ ​in​ ​Sri​ ​Lanka? Provincial  elections to be held  before 31st January 2018 The brief interview that media held with Prasanna Ranatunga, from the United Opposition stated that there have been several rumours around to suggest that the UNP and the SLFP will join hands…

Social Media Analysis: Lakpahana FB Fiasco

Social Media Analysis: Lakpahana FB Fiasco

Last couple of days were a nightmare for the management of Lakpahana (Hand Craft), Sri Lanka. Recently their official Facebook page received enormous attention due to some of its controversial advertisements. We will be analysing this incident through our Social Media Analysis: Lakpahana FB Fiasco. On 4th April the following image featuring a naked male with a shawl was published on Lakpahana’s FB page, which went viral and received a lot of negative attention (87 shares at the time we took the screenshot) that reflected badly on Lakpahana’s brand image….

Three most interesting social media trends in CWC 2015

Three most interesting social media trends in CWC 2015

ICC Cricket World Cup commenced with excitement and a lot of energy when Australia Vs England (Melbourne) and Sri Lanka Vs New Zealand (Christchurch) matches were played. This year, ICC and Twitter joined forces to launch the first ever ICC cricket world cup experience for Twitter fans worldwide, which has a host of innovative & interactive features such as; · ICC Cricket World Cup Timeline ·#AskCaptain– ICC gives a chance for fans to ask a question from a team captain · #CWCDaily on Twitter Video- The daily recap of the…