March 16, 2015

Top News Stories –

Ronaldo has most Facebook likes after going ahead of Shakira –
Real Madrid footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has overtaken Shakira to become the most followed person on Facebook. The 30-year-old star now has 107,096,356 likes compared to 107,087,100 for the Colombian singer. Ronaldo became the first sportsman to cross 100 million likes last October after joining the site in 2009. He also has 34 million followers on Twitter but is only 13th on that list with Katy Perry leading on 66.6 million followers. [BBC]
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Flintoff wins Australia’s I’m A Celebrity –
Andrew Flintoff has been crowned Australia’s king of the jungle after winning their version of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! Flintoff beat Australian Football League player Barry Hall and TV personality Chrissie Swan to the title in the South African jungle. After winning, Freddie said: “As an Englishman winning something in Australia, it’s unheard of.” On the show he ate a rat’s tail and was covered in elephant manure. He also drank fermented milk laced with cockroaches and flies and fell out of a helicopter. [BBC]
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Vladimir Putin reappears in public for first time in 10 days –
President Vladimir Putin has made his first public appearance for over ten days, scotching rumours of a Kremlin coup and even his own death. All eyes were on the Russian city of Saint Petersburg on Monday as Mr Putin met with the President of Kyrgyzstan, Almazbek Atambayev, for talks as planned. Commenting on suggestions that he had been forced to lie low because of ill health, Mr Putin said that life without rumours would be boring. “It would be boring without gossip,” Mr Putin, 62, said in his first public appearance since March 5. [Daily Telegraph]

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List of the day –

Facebook’s top 20 accounts
Page Facebook likes
1. Facebook for Every Phone 544 million
2. Facebook 170m
3. Facebook Sales Germany 170m
4. Ronaldo 107m
5. Shakira 107m
6. Eminem 98m
7. Vin Diesel 90m
8. Rihanna 89m
9. YouTube 86m
10. Barcelona 83m
11. Real Madrid 82m
12. Michael Jackson 80m
13. Lionel Messi 78m
14. Justin Bieber 77m
15. Katy Perry 77m
16. Bob Marley 76m
17. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 76m
18. Will Smith 76m
19. The Simpsons 74m
20. Taylor Swift 74m

Top Twitter Trends –

Worldwide USA UK
1 Natalia Kills Mortal Man #BoycottDolceGabbana
2 Mortal Man Kendrick Natalia Kills
3 #ExplicamePorQue Hood Politics Kendrick
4 #EndefensadeAristegui2 #BoycottDolceGabbana #ToPimpAButterfly
5 #LagiNaLang Natalia Kills #xfactornz
6 #LoTwitteoAsiDeUna #soybeanwind Michael Green
7 #MutluDeğilimÇünkü #MakeATvShowTasty #BritainsRacistElection
8 #HalepceKatliamınıUnutma #ToPimpAButterfly London
9 #OneDirectionJancuk #StitchesOniTunesNow Willy Moon
10 Hood Politics GKMC #GrantShapps

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