Why #MutazBarshim & #NationalRelaxationDay are top of the Twitterverse!

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Is Twitter your go-to way to stay updated? Or maybe you procrastinate by looking at Tweets that tickle your funny-bone? This week, Twitter was all about celebration! From celebrating national pride, to celebrating national laziness -- Twitter had it all! So, keep reading y’all!

 

#MutazBarshim:

This week was super-exciting for Qatar, as our nation won gold in the high-jump in the World Championships in London. Twitter got flooded with praise for Mutaz Barshim as he brought the medal home! Barshim had also previously won silver for Qatar in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

 

 

 

#IndependenceDayIndia:

It was the 71st Independence Day of India on August 15, making it one of the top-trending topics of the week on Twitter! Everyone expressed their love for India on using this hashtag -- here are just a few!

 

 

 

#NationalRelaxationDay:

August 16 was National Relaxation Day...because why not? The Tweets were #relatable and perfect for our daily dose of humour! Check ‘em out!

 

 

#HOFLIV:

The 63rd season of the UEFA Champions League has kicked off and oh boy, Twitter went crazy on August 15 when Hoffenheim and Liverpool came face-to-face! But it was Liverpool’s turn to rejoice!

 

 

 

 

#PakistanZindabad:

Pakistan also celebrated its 71st Independence Day this week on August 14! Besides over-the-top Independence Day celebrations in Pakistan, Twitteratis also celebrated the day with the hashtag #PakistanZindabad which means ‘Long Live Pakistan!’ Check out the love here:

 

 

 

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