Social Current: Trump, Liberty, And Deep Fried Delusions

What’s trending on the Internet today? We take a look, so you don’t miss what everyone’s talking about.


What people are tweeting about…

  • #StatueOfLiberty: 130 years ago today, Lady Liberty arrived in New York in over 300 pieces. Thanks for the gift, France!

What people are sharing on Facebook…

  • Donald Trump: The mega-rich entrepreneur announced his bid for the 2016 Republican Presidential Candidacy. He may be buying Facebook likes.

Today I officially declared my candidacy for President of the United States. Watch the video of my full speech- https://youtu.be/q_q61B-DyPk

Posted by Donald J. Trump on Tuesday, June 16, 2015

  • KFC:  An supremely unlucky human got what looks an awful lot like a deep fried rat for dinner, despite KFC’s claims to the contrary.

What’s on Reddit’s front page…

  • There was a fracking fluid blowout in Arlington, Texas, during with over 42,000 gallons of potentially toxic waters flowed into streams and sewers.
  • This adorable puppy is unsure how stairs work.


What’s trending on YouTube…

  • Rachel Donazal, ex-NAACP Spokane president, was recently called out for pretending to be African American for the last 10 years. See what she has to say about the bizarre situation:

  • Toy Story: The “honest trailer” for this Pixar hit says what we’ve all been thinking about what those toys did to Sid.


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Jennifer Markert