The internet is back to its usual tricks as yet another cute animal video graces our computer screens. Barry the Pug has risen to fame, with close to two million views since November 20, becoming the top trending video (and pug) on YouTube today.
A second quake in Melbourne in as many days has created shock waves on Aussie social media. Thousands of people tweeted their experience (or lack of), causing #earthquake to trend in Australia. Google also recorded over 10,000 searches for Melbourne earthquake this morning.
Michael Clarke has sent the internet world into frenzy, with his touching speech at Phillip Hughes’ funeral yesterday becoming one of the top stories of the day on Twitter. “…We must play on. So rest in peace my little brother.” This was a moving tribute for Phil Hughes. Real men do cry! #RIPPhilipHughes #63NotOut
Ah yes, it doesn’t get any better than one of the world’s hottest celebs getting made a fool of. Our vain princess Ariana Grande performed at the Victoria’s Secret Show yesterday and was hit in the face with one of the Angel’s wings… Don’t worry, Ariana, it was still the left side of your face! Prepare yourself world – meme central is coming.
YES CHRISTMAS! You’re probably thinking, “I swear I just put away the decorations last week.” It’s time to bring them on out again. Lights, trees, nativity sets, and the turkeys that are so big they’re gonna take two weeks to thaw out.
#Christmas is lighting up like a… well, like a Christmas tree, all around the world, with everyone posting pictures of their holiday displays, wrapped pressies, and just displaying signs of sheer excitement. The countdown to the most favoured time of the year has begun!
– Compiled by the @MacleayNewsroom social media team
Top photo from Rory Murdoch’s Flickr photostream.