#noNL4Defeated – Peaceful meetup by SM users to discourage defeated candidates getting into Parliament

Date – 22nd August 2015 (Saturday) Time – 2pm to 4pm Location – Independence Sq, Colombo. What to bring – Blank placards, banners, magic markers (different colors, or just black). If you are bringing own placards with words, please abstain from mentioning any name of candidates, we want an impartial attempt to voice together, without … Continue reading

Float like a butterfly, Vote like a Bee: This is the #GenElecSL story for the open minded #lka voter

“Manners maketh man” -William Horman The 15th Parliament for Sri Lanka is going to be elected with the General Elections happening on the 17th August 2015. If you are allowed to vote (you can check via this link) then you need to vote by 4pm (not a single minute after). The gates open at 7am … Continue reading

Faking it on twitter: The Sri Lankan story

Twitter is a micro blogging platform, a medium in which one is able to express in 140 characters. At least that’s how it started. Now you can attach images, put gif animations and also share videos via twitter. A social media platform evolves, that is why its not just media, but ‘social’. Social encapsulates the … Continue reading

Letter #43: A giant amongst men: #Sanga

Dear Meki, I hope by now you came to grips with few things mentioned in my last letter to you about adversity and how the one’s with phenomenon character come out of it with heads held high. I couldn’t but help write about one such character whom I have come into close contact with, yet … Continue reading

Why I am boycotting #SMDayCMB and why some of you should do too

Mashable is probably the most followed online magazine in the world and their initiations with social media folks has been impressive. With the 5th consecutive Social Media Day about to take place on 30th June, the folks behind organising the Sri Lankan version (or Colombo version more like) have had great success and on the … Continue reading

Bomb blast in #Oslo, twitter user updates the world

‘Huge Explosion in Oslo‘ was the message that Christian Aglen posted just an hour ago. He is at the scene right now posting pics from the scene. His twitter account is getting followers by the dozen each second (at point of writing this, his follower count was 525, when I saw his first Bomb tweet, … Continue reading