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 Update 06/02/2017

Sri lanka Weekly Social Media Update 06/02/2017

Here’ our weekly roundup of the latest on Social Media in Sri Lanka and worldwide. Our Blogs This week our team wrote about: Do You Know Your Market? – Our team attended the CIM Talking Point Program – Marketing Insights 2017. Here is what we gathered from their pointers. What Went Viral in Sri Lanka?   Ranjan Ramanayake’s call to the Divisional Secretariat altered?   The video of Ranjan Ramanayake seemingly speaking to the Divisional Secretariat in a harsh tone, reprimanding her lead to the comparison between Ranjan and Mervin….

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media Update 30/01/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media Update 30/01/2017

Here’s our weekly review of what’s hot and happening in social media across Sri Lanka and the globe What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? LGBT legalization Perhaps the biggest commotion that created waves across social media in Sri Lanka recently is the controversy surrounding the LGBT exclusion from the GSP+. The GSP+ is given to countries that are known to value human rights related issues. Going so far as to “criminalise” and tag anything apart from heterosexuality a “mental illness” came out looking overly-conservative and narrow-minded more than anything else….

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media Update 20/01/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media Update 20/01/2017

Here’s what made the list of the top ranking social media news in Sri Lanka and across the globe, this week. Our blogs This week our team wrote about Dolly Hanging – a thought-provoking look at the unfortunate incident of a 12 year olf girl committing suicide on live stream and the instances where social media has actually managed to save lives. What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Wimal Weeravansa’s arrest goes viral on UFPA Facebook page The recent arrest of Wimal Weerawansa was something that sparked a lot of…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media Update

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media Update

Here’s our weekly social media news update of what’s hot and happening in Sri Lanka and across the world. Our blogs This week our team wrote about: Jobs Vs. Volkswagen. The blog looks at how a communication crisis by the government in Sri Lanka was re-framed in terms of employment and various economic opportunities Social Media Data Mining. Our blog takes a look at, and tries to answer the most important questions, that rise when it comes to data-brokers and private information mining through social networks. What Went Viral in…