Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 30/10/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 30/10/2017

Here’s our latest analytical overview of the viral news on social media is Sri Lanka and across the globe last week. This week our team wrote about; What went viral in Sri Lanka  Foreigner’s baggage checked by a group claiming to be police One news headline that went viral on social media last week was the Facebook Live video that was uploaded by a foreigner; Adam Kelvick whose vehicle is stopped by an anonymous group claiming to be the CID. The foreigner refuses to corporate on account of the fact…

Could this one social media photo change perspectives on the transport strike?

Could this one social media photo change perspectives on the transport strike?

A picture they say, is worth a thousand words and with the vital role of social media coming into play, this has only become amplified. With millions of users logged on to social media platforms like Facebook, twitter and Instagram among others, all it takes is one perfectly captured picture to turn the tables. The transport strike held on the 02nd of December 2016 has remained a hot topic for the past few days. Many opinions have been speculated upon and many have tried to defend the view of the…

1990: The Indian Ambulance Controversy on Social Media

1990: The Indian Ambulance Controversy on Social Media

Social media is the ultimate new age weapon that can make or break a point… literally. Media trends can either shush up a scandal or make a mountain out of a molehill. The 1990 Ambulance service brought in from India has been the source of many “high-pitched discussions” in the last few months. Especially, because many were disturbed by the idea that the service would cause an influx of Indian personnel into the Sri Lankan job market, despite claims by the government that no such thing would happen. Deputy Foreign…