Trending

show more detailshow less detail

Episodes

TitleFirst
Broadcast
RepeatedComments
2013113020131201 (WS)

Trending - explaining the stories the world is sharing...

2013120720131208 (WS)

Trending - explaining the stories the world is sharing...

2013121420131215 (WS)

Trending - explaining the stories the world is sharing...

Banning Television2013110220131103 (WS)

Twitter storm hits Pakistani TV channel.

Banning Television2013110220131103 (WS)

BBC Trending is the new show which hand-picks a selection of stories trending on social media around the globe - and explores what these stories tell us about how the world is changing. It’s presented by Mukul Devichand. You can also follow our regular updates on the BBC Trending blog (bbc.com/trending). Spotted an interesting trend? Tweet us using #BBCtrending.

This week a Twitter storm called for one of Pakistan’s most popular TV channels to be banned. Is it ok to take Selfies at funerals and other sensitive locations? And a travel nightmare for one Indian catches the attention of millions.

Twitter storm hits Pakistani TV channel.

Banning Television2013110220131103 (WS)

BBC Trending is the new show which hand-picks a selection of stories trending on social media around the globe - and explores what these stories tell us about how the world is changing. It’s presented by Mukul Devichand. You can also follow our regular updates on the BBC Trending blog (bbc.com/trending). Spotted an interesting trend? Tweet us using #BBCtrending.

This week a Twitter storm called for one of Pakistan’s most popular TV channels to be banned. Is it ok to take Selfies at funerals and other sensitive locations? And a travel nightmare for one Indian catches the attention of millions.

Trending, explaining the stories the world is sharing

From Yemen With Love2013112320131124 (WS)

Online campaign to allow forbidden love

Girl meets boy, but her father disapproves. It is a story as old as time, but unlike Romeo and Juliet, a couple arrested in Yemen have sparked a major Facebook campaign. #BBCtrending traces the love story of Huda, a Saudi girl, and Arafat, a Yemeni boy – and asks what it tells us about Yemeni society.

Trending - explaining the stories the world is sharing.

Girls And Boys In Turkey2013110920131110 (WS)

Should male and female students live together?

Girls And Boys In Turkey2013110920131110 (WS)

Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan sparked a debate this week on social media over whether male and female students should live together. Thousands aired their views on Twitter. Anne-Marie Tomchak finds out what they have been saying.

BBC Trending also takes a look at the murky world of dark hashtags- where people appear to be selling everything from cocktails of prescription drugs to guns through social media sites.

Should male and female students live together?

Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan sparked a debate this week on social media over whether male and female students should live together. Thousands aired their views on Twitter. Anne-Marie Tomchak finds out what they have been saying.

BBC Trending also takes a look at the murky world of dark hashtags- where people appear to be selling everything from cocktails of prescription drugs to guns through social media sites.

Trending - explaining the stories the world is sharing...

Malaysian Graffiti2013111620131117 (WS)

Painting walls – vandalism or treasured art?

A Lithuanian street artist makes waves with his graffiti in Johor Bahru, a city with a reputation for street crime in Malaysia.

BBC Trending also takes a look at spam. As different social media platforms become more popular- are they going to be subject to spam? Is it time we created a word just for Twitter? We try to coin the term “twam.”

Trending - explaining the stories the world is sharing...