Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 18/12/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 18/12/2017

Here’s our latest review for the hottest topics on social media in Sri Lanka and around the world last week This week our team wrote about; What went​ ​Viral​ ​in​ ​Sri​ ​Lanka? Sriyani Wijewickrama to support the President MP from Digamadulla Sriyani Wijewickrama was sworn in as the State Minister of provincial Councils recently and the tweet sent out from the Twitter account of President Maithreepala Sirisena got much attention on social media. Digamadulla MP Sriyani Wijewickrama, Attorney-at-Law, was sworn-in as State Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government, a…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 04/12/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 04/12/2017

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; Our Blogs Global Content Creation for TV;  where is content creation for television headed globally? What went​ ​Viral​ ​in​ ​Sri​ ​Lanka? Extreme weather One piece of news that got everyone’s attention last week was the extreme weather conditions that continued to put people in danger. With a rising death toll, continuing rains, strong winds and many accidents, the serious storms that brewed in Sri…

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…

Wilpattu and Social Media

Wilpattu and Social Media

How are the social media campaigns for Wilpattu faring so far? Wilpattu is a beautiful national park in Sri Lanka that has been the home to many different species of flora and fauna until recently where it faced a massive threat of complete deforestation followed by deaths of the animals who had made this their natural habitat. Minster Rishard Badiudeen has been the centre of focus, controversy and allegations with regards to the matter for some time now. Even two years ago, in 2015, there were summons on the minister…

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…