Twitter Streets: The Most Talked About Trends Today – June 14

Article by Oliver
Posted: June 14, 2019

J’s Fresh Bar and Kitchen under Fire Over alleged Racial Bias

J’s Fresh Bar and Kitchen is facing backlash on social media over racial bias and its not-so-subtle response on Instagram after a customer raised concern. In response, the establishemnt replied: “This exists all over Kenya not just J’s.It’s about tip culture not racism…” This angered Kenyans on Instagram so much, it led to the conversation spilling over to Twitter. The restaurant subsequently put up a press release assuring customers that the establishment does not condone any forms of discrimination.



Instagram Experiences Fourth Major Outage this Year

An outage hit Instagram for more than an hour on Thursday in various parts worldwide. The outage affected both the website and web app. Users reported a ‘sorry, something went wrong’ and ‘couldn’t refresh feed’ error on the social platform. Instagram support acknowledged the hitch, but users had a few puns to make of the outage;

‘When They See Us’ is The Most-Watched Series on Netflix Since it aired

‘When they see Us’ is the most watched Netflix series in the US since its premiere in May 31. The popular TV miniseries follows the traumatic real story of  ‘The Central Park Five’ – five teenagers who were coerced into confessing to the rape of a jogger; leading to their imprisonment. The Ava Duvernay-directed show has received mixed reactions from people of color living in the US and beyond since it aired.

The Internet Wishes Chris Evans A Happy Birthday

Chris Evans turns 38 and the internet has gone HAM with birthday wishes. The actor has starred in various blockbusters such as ‘Captain America’ and ‘Avengers’  since his stardom debut as the human torch in ‘Fantastic 4’.

Twitter Users Share Their #WizkidWishes

Wizkid’s fans have taken to twitter to express what they wish the Afrobeat star would do for them. The tweets include a list of puns, new music releases and many others.

Cuba Gooding Jr. Arrested Over Sexual Harassment Claim

Cuba Gooding Jr. has been arrested for allegedly groping a lady in a bar, an accusation he denies. The ‘People v. OJ Simpson’ star turned himself in for further investigation of the matter.

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