#BBCtrending: Online reaction to Robin Williams' death

Mukul Devichand discusses the reaction to Robin Williams' death

Robin Williams' death has led to a flood of tributes on social media, with the Mrs Doubtfire star dominating eight of the worldwide trends on Twitter at one point.

#RIPRobinWilliams was used over 2.5 million times on Tuesday as those on social media paid tribute to the star, whilst a number of his films including Jumanji, were trending online.

Mukul Devichand of #BBCtrending reports on how the top trends unfolded online.

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