Twitter Streets: Hot Trends Today – January 17

Article by Oliver Nash
Posted: January 17, 2022  

Scream 5 Dethrones Spider-Man in Theatres

More than a month after its release, Spider-Man’s reign atop the global box office has been humbled to a screaming end by Scream 5.

According to reports, the Matt Bettinelli and Tyler Gillett-directed 1996 reboot debuted last weekend with $30million. Spider-Man: No Way Home earned $20 million in its fifth weekend of release.

Scream is a sequel to the original series of murders in Woodsboro. in the latest flick, a new Ghostface emerges, and Sidney Prescott must return to uncover the truth.

Netflix Increases Subscription Prices

Netflix’s rep said in a statement on Friday that prices were updated to “continue to offer a wide variety of quality entertainment options”. 

According to CNN, “In the United States, the subscription price for the standard plan rose $1.50 to $15.49. The basic plan went up $1 to $9.99 and the premium plan increased $2 to $19.99”

At the moment, countries expected to be affected are the United States and Canada with the rest of the world still in limbo, including Kenya, which enjoys a free plan.

Baby Shark Surpasses 10 Billion YouTube Views

The viral children’s song becomes the first video in history to surpass the 10 billion-view mark on Youtube.

In a statement to Billboard last weekend, the Pinkfong CEO Min-seok Kim said, “We are delighted to announce that our beloved Baby Shark has recorded another remarkable milestone. It has been a truly meaningful journey to witness how Baby Shark has connected people around the world, and we can’t wait to introduce Baby Shark’s further adventures that will bring unparalleled experiences to even more fans everywhere.”


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