“U.S. Embassy Colombo is proud to announce a new program designed to promote greater understanding of social media, the Social Media Lab. Accepting applications as of today, January 2, 2014, Social Media Lab will offer free interactive beginner, intermediate and advanced social media training courses at the American Center Colombo” says the US Embassy Colombo.
“We have done a number of social media trainings over the past few years, and want to formalize these trainings thorough a system of educating the public on social media best practices,” said Christopher Teal, Director of the American Center. “Our ultimate goal with the Social Media Lab is to foster a greater understanding among Sri Lankans about social media and to inspire people to engage more effectively online” he further said.
Anyone can register for courses, from January 2 -17, 2014 on the US Embassy Colombo website: http://goo.gl/1Es2sW, and there is no cost to register. Applications will be reviewed on a first-apply basis, and candidates will be informed by mid-January of upcoming course dates and times. For more information, please go to http://srilanka.usembassy.gov/sm_lab.html.