Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 22/05/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 22/05/2017

Here’s our latest update on last week’s social media trends in Sri Lanka and around the world. This week our team wrote about: Our Blogs   YouTube: an overlooked PR goldmine in Sri Lanka – Why do Sri Lankan brands not use YouTube to promote themselves and why YouTube is actually a cost-effective and interactive form of PR. What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? SAITM protest Anti-SAITM protests have been all the talk for the past several months and it still does not seem to show signs of dissipating. The…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 15/05/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 15/05/2017

Here’s our latest update of what went viral on social media in Sri Lanka and across the world last week What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Breakdown of Modi’s helicopters blown out of proportion? It appears that a helicopter belonging to the Modi entourage was unable to take off due to technical difficulties and had to remain grounded at Asgiriya. The news went viral on social media with many people stating that the reason for the breakdown is the fact that it flew above the Temple of the Tooth in…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 02/05/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 02/05/2017

Here’s what happened across the week on social media in Sri Lanka and around the world What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Sarath Fonseka invited to accept new position to implement discipline in the country. This video of Minister Rajitha Senarathne stating that the President had requested Sarath Fonseka to step down from his position as minister and accept the position of Army Chief or Overall Commander in order to bring some discipline into the country, especially when it comes to issues like protests went viral. With over 10k views,…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 27/03/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 27/03/2017

Here’s our latest weekly review of the hot and happening topics on social media in Sri Lanka and across the world This week our team wrote about: Our Blogs Facebook has more 18-year-old male users than walking the planet We wrote about this amazing stat, which creates serious concern about the validity of Facebook’s data. What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Mahanama Big-Match Parade takes a wrong turn A large number of Mahanama students, found themselves implicated in troubled waters after their Big-Match Parade took a turn for the worst….

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 20/03/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 20/03/2017

Read up on our latest update of what’s trending on local and international social media What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Protest in front of Kalubowila Hospital The relatives and friends of a pregnant mother who passed away from contracting dengue fever staged a protest outside the Kalubowila Hospital. They blamed the hospital for the demise of the lady and said that had the doctors and nursing staff been more sensitive and vigilant when the 05 month pregnant deceased complained, this could have been avoided easily. With the pandemic continuing…