Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 03/04/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 03/04/2017

Read our latest social media analysis of the hottest topics in Sri Lanka and across the world This week our team wrote about: What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Anchor song by Umaria Singhawansa The theme song for the Anchor milk powder sung by famous local vocalist, Umaria Signhawansa went viral on facebook with over 1M views, 30k reactions 3k shares and over 400 comments. Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa falls ill Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa has been in the news and the social medai over the past couple of months with his…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media Update 30/01/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media Update 30/01/2017

Here’s our weekly review of what’s hot and happening in social media across Sri Lanka and the globe What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? LGBT legalization Perhaps the biggest commotion that created waves across social media in Sri Lanka recently is the controversy surrounding the LGBT exclusion from the GSP+. The GSP+ is given to countries that are known to value human rights related issues. Going so far as to “criminalise” and tag anything apart from heterosexuality a “mental illness” came out looking overly-conservative and narrow-minded more than anything else….