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…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 13/11/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 13/11/2017

Here’s our latest analytical overview of social media’s hottest topics in Sri Lanaka and around the world last week. This week our team wrote about; What went​ ​Viral​ ​in​ ​Sri​ ​Lanka? Government implements the SAITM solution The Tweet from Minister Harsha de Silva with regards to the SAITM solution and it’s conditions was met with strongly mixed comments that ranged from congratulating him on the solution of implementing various standards at SAITM to requests that asked the government to maintain the right rules if SAITM is to be continued and…

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 02/10/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 02/10/2017

Here’s our latest update of what went viral last week on social media in Sri Lanka and across the world. This week our team wrote about; Went​ ​Viral​ ​in​ ​Sri​ ​Lanka? The suicide of actor Dasun Nishan The untimely death of actor Dasun Nishan was something that went viral on social media in Sri Lanka this last week. The actor, according to sources, had committed suicide in his apartment and was found dead. The reasons behind his actions were a bit obscure although many rumours of a love affair gone…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 25/09/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 25/09/2017

Here’s our latest update of what went viral on social media in Sri Lanka and the rest of the world, last week. This week our team wrote about; Went​ ​Viral​ ​in​ ​Sri​ ​Lanka? Maithreepala Sirisena and Donald trump photo UN general assembly An image of President Maithreepala Sirisena and the First Lady Jayanthi Sirisena along with Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump went viral on Facebook. Many of them congratulated the President on this occasion but later towards the week, there were also many memes circulating with the faces…