Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 11/12/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 11/12/2017

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; What went​ ​Viral​ ​in​ ​Sri​ ​Lanka? Snakes on the beach With the climatic changes that Sri Lanka saw within the last couple of weeks, including the stormy weather, one of the aftermaths was that what was deemed to be sea snakes were caught by the hundreds to the nets of anglers along the Batticloa area. The news spread like wildfire on social…

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 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 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…

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…