Social Buzz Pros: Favorites from this Week 10/5 | Social Buzz Pros
We thought you might be interested in what was trending this week. Below are our top five stories for October 6th through October 10th! Which one is your favorite?
Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Malala Yousafzai is the youngest person to ever win theNobel Peace Prize. At seventeen, she and Kailash Satyarthi share the award for their work on behalf of children’s rights. Yousafazai, author of I Am Malala, became an international advocate after the Taliban shot her in the head for publically supporting girls’ education in Pakistan. She is currently living in England and has won several awards for her work.
Stayarthi, founded an organization in 1980 that worked to “identify, liberate, rehabilitate and educate children in servitude through direct intervention, child and community participation, coalition building, consumer action, promoting ethical trade practices and mass mobilization.” He has continued to work against child labor.
Do Not Make Ebola Jokes
On Wednesday, October 8th, a man wasforcibly removed from a plane after claiming he had Ebola. He said, “I have Ebola, you are all screwed.” Passengers watched as four men in HAZMAT suits boarded the plane and removed the trickster. After two hours, it was confirmed that the man had never been to any of the African countries stricken with Ebola outbreaks, nor had he come in contact with anyone who was sick.
It’s good to know that there are CDC guidelines in place! Note to self: don’t make Ebola jokes.
Eiffel Tower 125th Anniversary
Two hundred feet off the ground, the first floor of the Eiffel Tower is now made of glass. Visitors are lining up – and lying down – to takeselfies on the refurbished floor. It cost $38.4 million to renovate the Tower along with its shops, restaurant, and museum. This enhanced view will certainly attract visitors from near and far!
Google Hires a Camel
In order to capture the Liwa Desert in Abu Dhabi, Google had to hire a camel to carry one of its cameras to capture the landscape! Google Street view has offered virtual drives around the globe. This camel marks the first time that Google has used an animal to carry the Street View camera. The Liwa Desert is home to some of the world’s biggest sand dunes. This camel carrying a camera will travel this 62-mile scenic desert.
Eleven-year-old Taylor Hatala has taken the dancing world by storm. She has dazzled the Internet and “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” with her incredible dance moves. Her first video, choreographed by Laurence Kaiwai, was to Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda.” It has gained over 900,000 views as of Thursday. And now she is back dancing to Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass,” choreographed by Matt Steffanina. Already the video has been viewed more than 500,000 times. Hatala says these experiences have been “a dream come true.” You go girl!
Stay tuned for our Favorites next week!