Political hip-hop and repetition, repetition, repetition: #BBCTrending's weekly round-up
The team brings you the inside stories of some of the week's biggest social media trends.
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And the best Trending videos from the last seven days ...
Why would you post the exact same picture in your social media feed every single day? And going one step beyond that - why would you follow one of those accounts that posts those repetitive pictures? Well, for some reason, several of these monotonous accounts have thousands of followers and likes. We found out more ... and more ... and more ... and more ... [Ed: Enough!]
Vietnam is a communist state where it's not always easy to criticise the government. But a young Vietnamese rapper studying in the United States has launched a scathing criticism of the state using rap music. With more than 200,000 views on YouTube, it has struck a chord back home.