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 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 06/03/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 06/03/2017

Our latest update on what created the buzz on Social Media in Sri Lanka and around the world What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Prisoner Udaya Shantha or “Samayan” was killed – prisoner bus attacked en route A group of gang members were en route on prison transport when they were ambushed. In the resulting chaos, the prosecuted lost their lives. A graphic video of the aftermath of this incident has been going viral and can be watched here. However, the video is incredibly graphic and we recommend that sensitive…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media Update 20/02/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media Update 20/02/2017

Here’s our latest recap of what’s hot and happening in the social media scene of Sri Lanka and worldwide This week our team wrote about: Our Blogs FT.LK Media Ethics and Advertorials Facebook Vs. Youtube: Battling Over Music What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? YAMU TV’s latest video: overconfidence or poor execution? YAMU has always taken a rather brave approach towards discussing controversial topics. This year to mark the Valentines Day they decided to go on a rather blunt discussion about topics such as safe sexual relations, contraception and more….

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media Update

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media Update

Here’s our weekly social media news update of what’s hot and happening in Sri Lanka and across the world. Our blogs This week our team wrote about: Jobs Vs. Volkswagen. The blog looks at how a communication crisis by the government in Sri Lanka was re-framed in terms of employment and various economic opportunities Social Media Data Mining. Our blog takes a look at, and tries to answer the most important questions, that rise when it comes to data-brokers and private information mining through social networks. What Went Viral in…