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Jeremy Paxman's beard trends on Twitter

13 August 2013 Last updated at 12:00 BST

Twitter went into meltdown on Monday after Jeremy Paxman's facial hair made its Newsnight debut.

Minutes after the news programme started on BBC Two, the phrase "Paxman beard" had become a trending topic on the social media site.

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