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5 social media stories that went viral in the last week

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Beyond the Call of Duty

From groceries to food to doorsteps, delivery partners have done it all during test periods and continue to do so. While they toil all day to provide good service, their efforts often go unnoticed by customers. However, the story of a Swiggy delivery man, Mrunal Kirdat, saving the life of an elderly man has gone viral on social media. A retired colonel, Man Mohan Malik, fell ill and had to be rushed to Lilavati hospital. As there was a lot of traffic, the journey took time, Malik’s son asked passers-by for help but no one came forward. Malik noticed this and offered to help.

blue umbrella

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, during the presentation of the Union budget, announced a 20% increase in umbrella imports. Soon the announcement spread like wildfire and netizens took to social media to show their disagreement in a fun way. While targeting Sitharaman, Twitteratis flooded the microblogging site with hilarious memes and one-liners.

Hello Moto!

Smartphone maker owned by Lenovo, Motorola has launched its new model of smartphone called Motorola Moto G Stylus 2022. When news of the launch came out on social media platforms, netizens started talking about the smartphone and its specs. The smartphone comes with a 5000 mAh battery and has a 6.8 inch LCD screen. The phone comes in two color variants namely Twilight Blue and Metallic Rose. In terms of specs, the Moto G Stylus (2022) has a 6.8-inch Full HD IPS LCD display with 2460A-1080 resolution. It also has a 90Hz refresh rate.

These robots don’t need permission to dance

The popular late-night American talk show, “The Tonight Show” hosted by Jimmy Fallon, had a special guest who won over millions of viewers around the world. Rather than having a celebrity, this time Fallon’s guests were robots! Not only that, the smart machines even danced to BTS’ song, “IONIQ: I’m On It”!

The cute gate-crasher

Queen Elizabeth II was recently interrupted by an adorable gate-crasher as she looked at memorabilia from her 70-year reign. The Queen was inspecting the memorabilia, one of her dogs, Candy, arrived in her bedroom at Windsor Castle, making not only the Queen’s day but everyone’s with her adorable antics.

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Posted: Sunday, February 6, 2022, 11:49 a.m. IST