VIDEO: The latest on Social Media with @Sainso and @Azizle

29/06/2017

It's Thursday, which means Aziz Al-Saafin schools Mark Sainsbury on the latest trends and happenings on social media! 29th June, 2017.

NOTES: SOCIAL WITH AZIZLE - Thursday 29th June, 2017

#MICHAELBOND #PADDINGTON - "Paddington is eternally optimistic and always comes back for more"

The creator of Paddington Bear, Michael Bond, has sadly died aged 91.

·         Described as a "giant" of children's literature, Bond published more than 200 books for kids over a career spanning almost 60 years.

·         A Bear Called Paddington, the first Paddington story, was published in 1958, and since then more than 35 million books about a bear from Peru who loved marmalade have been sold.

#TRUMPSWATCHBAND - Social media erupts over President Trump's wrist watch

·         Some Twitter users this week have noticed the president may wear his watch tighter than others.

Trump Interrupts Call to Compliment Female Reporter’s ‘Nice Smile’

·         Trump was at his desk in the Oval Office and on the phone with the new prime minister of Ireland when a journalist for an Irish news organization caught his eye.

HOW’S THIS FOR A MILESTONE? FACEBOOK HITS 2 BILLION MONTHLY USERS!

Solidifying the company's position as the largest, most influential social network in the world.

-          There are 7.5 billion people on this planet and more than 25 per cent of them are on Facebook.

#SERENAWILLIAMS – IS SHE THE BEST TENNIS PLAYER IN THE WORLD?

Serena Williams is topless and --pregnant on the cover of "Vanity Fair" and she looks amazing.

·         VANITY FAIR‏: Serena Williams is in the heart of every conversation for the best athlete of the modern era.

ALSO: Serena Williams hits back after John McEnroe ranks her 700th on men's tour

·         Williams has asked John McEnroe for "respect" after the seven-time grand slam champion said his fellow American would be ranked "like 700 in the world" if she had to play on the men's circuit.

#HARRYPOTTER20 - This is the magical way Facebook is celebrating 20 years of Harry Potter

·         In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the first book in the UK & Commonwealth territories, Facebook has announced a product partnership with Pottermore, Bloomsbury Publishing & The Blair Partnership to help fans celebrate this milestone.

#JANEGOODALL

·         Metiria Turei‏ I loved hosting Jane Goodall.  Lots of MP's came, we gave her Ngāhina Hohaia's beautiful poi & she spoke her truths #ThinkGoodall @NZGreens

·         Jane Goodall speaking about empowering women and girls as best way to reduce population and save all species