Signing onto the internet these days is like getting punched in the face repeatedly, the world wide web knocks on your door every day with loads and loads of content that spreads like a wildfire on the internet. And the reason? Well, the shareability and relatability of the content force people to share it further with their friends; and hence, it goes viral.
From Trump to Beyonce and from Twitter to Instagram, 2017 was full-packed with new stuff trending every day on the internet. As the year is coming to a closure, and most of the people are celebrating their holidays, we decided to bring all the extremely viral trends of 2017 here for you.
Have a look!
In the year 2017, the world came across a unique Turkish chef, Nusret Gökce. The restaurant owner and chef was already famous on social media platform, and 2017 just added a little more salt to his fame when his unique way of putting salt on the dishes went viral.
While an expert, prof. Robert Kelly was live on BBC for an interview to express his views about some news in South Korea; his children banged into the room, and then the whole world saw what happened next. However, Robert kept his composure and carried out the interview successfully. Ultimately, the video went viral on the internet, and his kids stole all the limelight of that night from him.
Another viral moment of 2017 was Beyonce's pregnancy announcement and that she's pregnant with twins. At the time of writing this draft, the particular picture has more than 11.2 million likes on Instagram.
As soon as Beyonce posted this, the picture broke the record of the most liked picture on Instagram in no time. The photo of Beyonce with her twins Rumi and Sir Carter managed to get 10 million+ likes on Instagram. Unfortunately, the title 'most-liked' didn't last long and it went away to someone else. Who? Find out next.
Selena Gomez's this post, chronicling her kidney transplant with the help of her best friend has 10.4 million likes on Instagram. But even this title didn't stay long with Selena.
A Twitter employee deleted American President Donald Trump's official Twitter account, @realDonaldTrump. He did this on his last day at the office. On a lighter note, Trump personally didn't like this and called him a 'rogue employee,' whereas, the whole world had a good laugh over this instance and it trended on top.
The tensed confusion spread among Hollywood celebrities when Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway came onto the stage on 89th annual Academy Awards night and announced La La Land as the winner of Best Picture instead of Moonlight (actual winner). It happened for the first time in the history of Oscars.
"MeToo" or "#MeToo" spread virally on the internet in October 2017 as the whole world united on social media to denounce sexual assault and harassment. All of this happened when several sexual harassment and misconduct cases were reported against Hollywood producer, Harvey Weinstein.
Pepsi's 2017 advertisement featuring Kendall Jenner tried to convey a message that if Black Lives Matter movement were led by a 21-year-old white supermodel carrying a can of fizzy soda, then maybe everyone would have just gotten along. This idea of Pepsico faced a massive backlash and resulted in taking down the advertisement.
On 31st May, President Donald Trump shared a tweet that baffled the world with the word 'Covfefe.' Puzzling president of the United States caused a huge madness on the internet, and in no time, the word 'covfefe' became the global trend and a meme.
It was in the year 2017 when American singer and songwriter Taylor Swift dropped her new album Reputation with the release of song Look What You Made Me Do.
Carter Wilkerson, a high school kid, just joked when he asked Wendy's via Twitter that how many retweets he would need to earn free chicken nuggets for a year. Wendy's replied 18 million and then what happened next was unbelievable. In case you don't know, Carter Wilkerson is the most re-tweeted person in the year 2017, his tweet has beaten even the previous records of Ellen DeGeneres and Barack Obama.
After learning from his parents that President Trump will not take the salary of a president while serving Americans from the White House, a worried innocent child from Crossville in East Tennessee donated his $3 savings to President Trump. The story of this child was read more than 2 million times on the WittyFeed's site itself.
At the inaugural event of President Donald Trump, millions of women came out on the street to protest against him. The millions of women also included some celebrity faces like Madonna and others.
Bitcoin, a digital cryptocurrency became hugely popular in the year 2017 as its worth saw a tremendous dramatic hike.
Another extremely viral news of 2017 includes those of the unfortunate calamities like Hurricane Irma, Harvey and others that affected the lives of millions of people around the world.
And last, but not the least is artist Luis Fonsi's Spanish song Despacito that shattered all the records of viral songs in 2017.
If you know something, we've missed out on this list, mention it in the comment box below.
That's all, folks!