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#BBCtrending: The man who says he can 'destroy' evolution

3 June 2014 Last updated at 13:34 BST

The topic of creationism and evolution has long caused heated debates, and the conversation has found a new, more involved, battleground - social media.

More than 170,000 people have shared a recent video which claims to "destroy" the case for evolution.

The online world has become a platform for religious groups and atheists to pit arguments against one another in an effort to answer the eternal question - what is the origin of human beings?

#BBCtrending takes a look at how social media is shaping the debate.

Video journalist: Benjamin Zand