17 Aug, 21:54 (IST)

August 17 is celebrated as National Thrift Shop Day. And what better way to ring in this day than by flaunting off your thrift shop collection? A hashtag called #FoundInTheThriftShop is trending and people are sharing their best finds from the shops.Check people's finds from #FoundInTheThriftShop:

17 Aug, 20:30 (IST)

Popular cartoonist Sarah Anderson known for her extremely relatable Sarah's Scribbles webcomics posted a picture of her unfinished doodles. She expressed her cluelessness about what she was trying to draw. Twitterati joined in to help her decipher what they could mean and it started an interesting Twitter thread.Check Sarah Anderson's Tweet:

17 Aug, 19:05 (IST)

All pet owners love to shower their pets with much love at all times. And most pets also love licking their owners to show their love. However, a girl has shared a cute picture of her pet dog kissing her, but when she tries to do that, the dog is pretty displeased. She shared the adorable picture online and soon enough it went viral.Check the Cute Pic here:

17 Aug, 17:55 (IST)

A woman working in NASA gave a savage response to a guy who tried to belittle her. Dr Lauren Mc Keown was talking to a guy on the internet who asked her if she worked as a receptionist with NASA. He then commented on her looks calling her 'reasonably smart.' The woman gave a befitting reply to his thoughts and shared it online. The tweet is now going viral. Check the tweet here:

17 Aug, 17:09 (IST)

The tallest man of India, Dharmendra Pratap Singh visited the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath's residence to seek financial assistance as he is facing a tough period. Singh, who is registered in Limca Book of World Records, has to get his hip bone replaced. The replacement operation would cost Rs 8 lakh and he needs financial support.Check his Pics Here:


17 Aug, 16:11 (IST)

A dog owner took to social media to find something to cheer her mood up. She lost her best friend and pet from 15 years and she asked netizens if they could cheer her up with some pooch pics. Twitterati was quick to help by sending her cute pictures of their own dogs. Check the Dog Owner's Tweet:

Here are some tweets from the netizens:

17 Aug, 15:01 (IST)

In the age of smartphones and social media apps, it is easy to keep a tab on anyone, especially your partner. A man's date not wanting to have a fear of being ghosted asked him to turn on read receipts. Shocked at the request, he took to Twitter to share the screenshot and everyone advised him to against it. Netizens called it a red flag and asked him to stay away from the person. The tweet has since then gone viral.Check the tweet here:

17 Aug, 12:22 (IST)

The persian community in India is celebrating their New Year today. People online are sharing Navroz Mubarak 2019 messages to wish everyone to begin another year with full joy. #NavrozMubarak is the top trending hashtag running in Twitter right now.Check Tweets:

17 Aug, 11:14 (IST)

A video from Tamil Nadu is making rounds on the internet and netizens cannot stop gushing over it. In the clip, a peacock can be seen dancing in the railway tracks at Mandapam, Ramanathapuram. People are so in love with its grace!Watch Viral Video:

Load More

Yet another weekend is here and social media couldn't have been happier. People have taken to Twitter sharing inspiring quotes and motivational messages with the hashtag #SaturdayMotivation, #SaturdayThoughts and #SaturdayMorning. August 17, 2019 marks Navroz, the Parsi New Year. Parsis living across the country will celebrate the festival with great pomp and fervour. And as the day progresses, we promise to keep you updated with anything and everything that is trending around the world. From viral tweets, Facebook posts, videos, memes and funny GIFS, this live viral blog will ensure you get to know about the latest trends at the earliest.

August 17 also marks National Honey Bee Day 2019 in the United States. The day highlights the need to save bees. The population of the insect has gone down terribly in the recent past. Honey Bee Day aims at making people aware of the issues faced by honey bees and the need to save them. Jhapan Mela, the popular snake festival of West Bengal is also being celebrated today.  The day is dedicated to the Mansha Devi, the goddess of snakes.

In the day and age of social media, it is almost hard to ignore trending topics. With social media also holding the power to make and break careers, it plays a crucial role in the way the content on the internet is consumed. It has revolutionalised the way content is consumed and put forth a plethora of opportunities for people exploring the arena. Social media has given birth to jobs and careers that did not exist a decade ago. We hope the medium is used to the fullest for good things.