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 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…

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 04/09/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 04/09/2017

Here’s our latest update for trending news on social media in Sri Lanka and across the world. This week our team wrote about: What​ ​Went​ ​Viral​ ​in​ ​Sri​ ​Lanka? Sri lankan cricket fans upset after the latest loss The Sri Lankan cricket team has suffered consequent losses in the recent past and this seems to have gotten to loyal fans finally, as was seen when they protested after a defeat, accusing the cricket council and the cricketers of letting them down and inefficiency. The video went viral on Facebook and…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 28/08/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 28/08/2017

Here’s our latest update of what went viral during the last week on social media in Sri Lanka and around the world. This week our team wrote about: Our Blogs No more polythene? – with the impending polythene ban set for the 01st of September 2017 in Sri Lanka. We look at the different perspectives and stands taken by different affected parties. What​ ​Went​ ​Viral​ ​in​ ​Sri​ ​Lanka? Anura Kumara and Rajitha Senarathne’s fight in the parliament. The video of the argument that broke out between Minister Rajitha Senarathne and…