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April 2017: 6 Trending topics this week

Just in case you missed it, we've rounded up the most trending topics of the week for you

14:00 April 20, 2017
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A lot can happen in a week. Just in case you’ve missed anything, we’ve selected our top picks of trendy stories that you need to know about. With this guide, you won’t ever have to resort to awkward small talk about the weather again.

Check out what else was trending in April


1. Trump forgets how to national anthem

Melania had to nudge Mr. President to remind him to put his hand on his heart and it’s all everyone is talking about.


2. Killer whales spotted in the UAE

A killer whale was recently spotted at a beach in Umm Al Quwain, and the video has gone viral on Twitter, with many social media users retweeting the one-minute long video clip.

 


3.#BoycottSnapchat

Many people have taken to twitter to share the fact that they are deleting snapchat from their apps, since claims surfaced that Snapchat CEO, Evan Spiegel was not willing to invest in growth in “poor countries” such as India and Spain.  


4. Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer

People are freaking out on twitter about the teaser trailer for the upcoming Star Wars film 


5. The most ridiculous eye brow trend

What even is this?


6. The latest instagram trend

 

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The newest trend on instagram is the use of smoke pellets, often in bright bold colours to create mists around portrait shots. Powerful clouds of rainbow colour fill the air to create a smoky haze in close-up or background shots resulting in billowing breathtaking posts. The trend for creating coloured smoke is popular in Europe, particularly Spain and Germany where teens have been using the pretty plumes to create magical effects.