My Geek Score: The year 2021 was full of surprises and WTF moments. Well, you can’t hide anything from social media. Well, here are top social media trending moments of 2021, in case you missed any.
1. Cardi’Bs Pregnancy Reveal
In June 2021, Cardi B announced her second pregnancy and surprised everyone with her baby bump at the 2021 BET awards and later confirmed through the Instagram post.
2. Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Interview with Oprah
The kickass interview of Meghan and Prince Harry after leaving royalty was talk of the year. Meghan talked about royal struggles and how royalty was concerned about her sons’ Archie skin color. As expected, this interview broke records all over the place.
3. Gorilla Glue Girl
A tiktoker, Jessica Brown, accidentally sprayed Gorilla glue in her hair to smooth and lay flat on her head. Her hair gets stuck as it is for a month.
The Instagram “I’m so pretty challenge” was simple where people were challenged to show themselves with their natural looks. The motive of this challenge was to tell that you’re pretty either way, with or without makeup.
5. Popp Hunna’s Adderall
Popp Hunna released a song Adderall (Corvette Corvette), and it gave rise to the TikTok dance trend where people danced like dolphins, i.e., rushing their pelvis forward.
WandaVision, a Disney plus’s movie, was the massive streaming hit of the year. The film is particular because of its popularity among “black” viewers.
7. Lil Nas X’s Wardrobe Malfunction
During his live show Montero (call me by your name) took over one of the stripper’s poles and ripped his pants. Although he handled it carefully, Twitter is not over him.
8. Red Flags Emoji
When a Twitter user posted that “Black women with all white friends”? With the red flag emojis. The meme spread like a jungle fire all over the internet that people are starting to think about it. Later, the meme moved to Instagram from Twitter.
9. MEET ME AT OUR SPOT
Tiktokers synchronized the song” meet me at our spot” with their dance steps and enjoyed it well. Music has become a dance trend with cartoon face filters.
In this TikTok challenge, the Junebuggers arches their back and walk like a snail. Many celebrities like Meek Mill, Lil Baby participated in this challenge. Later the challenge engaged with controversies regarding safety.