What do #Qatar, #CatDay, & #GameOfThrones7 have in common?

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Compiled by Nushrat Anjum

 

Twitter is a rabbit hole you sometimes can’t help but fall down, filled with instantaneous trends, content, memes, and breaking news. Keeping up is enough to make your head-spin. So, to make your life easier and keep you in-the-know, we’ve compiled some our fave top-trending Tweets from the past week! Just click on each hashtag link to read more!

 

#Qatar

 

One of the biggest news this week was the announcement by Qatar’s Ministry of Interior, Qatar Airways, and the Qatar Tourism Authority of visa-free travel for 80 countries! The announcement came on Wednesday, August 9 amidst the ongoing Gulf crisis. This is a bold and historic move amid continued airspace embargoes from the neighbouring countries of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE, and Egypt.

 

 

#InternationalCatDay

 

August 8 is dedicated to our adorable furry friends -- cats. Whether you have cat or not, they make everyone happy with their sass, cuteness, and furrrrsome independence! So, if you’re in need of a laugh, look up ‘funny cat videos’ and your happiness is guaranteed!

 

#BookLoversDay

 

Sometimes the worlds we create in our heads seem more vivid than the one just outside our window. So, if reading books is your way of escaping from the ennui of everyday life, then August 9 was your day on Twitter! No matter what kind of book you read, Book Lover's Day celebrates your passion and love for the look, feel, and smell of your favourite volume!.

 

 

#ScentsFromMyChildhood

 

This is a fun and quirky hashtag where people share their childhood memories. Top Tweets ranged from the smell of old toys, to the art supplies you used in kindergarten! Click on the link and see if any of your childhood product memories pop up in the Tweets!

 

 

#GameofThrones7

Last but not least, we can’t talk about last week on Twitter without discussing Episode 4 of Game of Thrones, Season 7. The Twitterverse went crazy with so many different emotions about that final scene -- you know the one we’re talkin’ ‘bout! Warning: spoiler alert ahead! Click on the link at your own risk!

 

 

Did your favourite trending topic make it on our list? Be sure to drop us a line in the comments below and let us know what you’ve been re-Tweeting this week! Also, don’t forget to give us a like and a share -- it keeps us going!