Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 17/07/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 17/07/2017

Here’s our weekly update for the trending topics and viral news on social media last week in Sri Lanka and the rest of the world This week our team wrote about: Our Blogs Instagram in Sri Lanka; a survey summary on the most and least followed Instagram accounts in Sri Lanka based on several categories What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Sri Lankan “Shape of You” mashup goes viral A mashup done by three Sri Lankans who represent “Deep Sounds” has compiled a mashup of the infamous hit, Shape of…

Instagram in Sri Lanka

Instagram in Sri Lanka

A survey summary on the most and least followed Instagram accounts in Sri Lanka based on several categories Instagram is no stranger to the social media using community in Sri Lanka. However, when compared to Facebook or Twitter, the usage is not as high. The social media platform is yet to penetrate society in Sri Lanka. Here are some of the most prominent statistics that stood out for us during our survey to gain an idea on the Instagram usage in Sri Lanka by prominent figures and brands. Political figures…

Twitter for Marketing

Twitter for Marketing

How can brands use Twitter as a medium for marketing themselves? Twitter lets you use 140 characters to tweet anything. That, is the bottom-line. So how can you use this social media platform to market your brand? It does seem as per experts who have succeeded at doing this, that Twitter is a great marketing tool even though it has been put on the back burner when compared when Facebook and Instagram these days. Here’s  a look at how you can use Twitter for online marketing. See, if these will…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 26/06/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 26/06/2017

Read our latest update on the viral trends on social media in Sri Lanka and across the world last week. This week our team wrote about: Our Blogs Why some campaigns go viral: an insight into the factors behind why some campaigns go viral while others don’t and some good examples to learn. What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? SAITM protest ends in chaos with doctors on strike The issue with SAITM protests is still continuing strongly in Sri Lanka. In one such latest protest, that went viral on social…

Viral: why some campaigns succeed

Viral: why some campaigns succeed

It’s the era of digital marketing. It’s not just any digital marketing, it’s the kind that talks to a person’s subconscious and compel them to purchase a product or service. Even then, there are campaigns that die out fast and those that really go viral. Here’s a bit of insight on why and how. The Human Element This is one detail that has been making all the difference lately. A very good example is the WaterisLife’s campaign that went viral under “First world problems by third world people”. The video…