Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 04/12/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 04/12/2017

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; Our Blogs Global Content Creation for TV;  where is content creation for television headed globally? What went​ ​Viral​ ​in​ ​Sri​ ​Lanka? Extreme weather One piece of news that got everyone’s attention last week was the extreme weather conditions that continued to put people in danger. With a rising death toll, continuing rains, strong winds and many accidents, the serious storms that brewed in Sri…

Global Content Creation for TV

Global Content Creation for TV

Where is content creation for television headed globally? Earlier we spoke about a little bit about television and content creation globally in brief in one of our pieces. Today, we hope to continue, speaking about content creation for television on a global level and what is being done at present across a few networks that are watched globally. Netflix Netflix, is reportedly all on board for investing $6 billion on original content. According to a shareholder letter that was done earlier this year, the move has been propelled by the…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 27/11/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 27/11/2017

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? Delay of provincial election This video shared on the Newsfirst.lk Facebook page went viral with over 5k views with the postponing of the Provincial Elections taking the headlines. The Collective of Election Monitoring Organizations stated that the Provincial Council Elections Amendment Bill that was passed in the parliament was anti-democratic. Campaign for Free and Fair Elections or CaFFE…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 21/11/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 21/11/2017

Here’ our latest review of what went viral on social media last week in Sri Lanka and around the world. This week our team wrote about; Our Blogs Wilpattu and Social Media; how are the campaigns working towards saving Wilpattu faring so far? What went​ ​Viral​ ​in​ ​Sri​ ​Lanka? Violence in Ginthota The fights that occurred between Sinhalese and Muslim communities in the Ginthota area caused many injuries and the destruction of public property. The law had to intervene, imposing curfew in the areas affected so as to calm down…

Wilpattu and Social Media

Wilpattu and Social Media

How are the social media campaigns for Wilpattu faring so far? Wilpattu is a beautiful national park in Sri Lanka that has been the home to many different species of flora and fauna until recently where it faced a massive threat of complete deforestation followed by deaths of the animals who had made this their natural habitat. Minster Rishard Badiudeen has been the centre of focus, controversy and allegations with regards to the matter for some time now. Even two years ago, in 2015, there were summons on the minister…