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.London, UK
The websites of the UK government, international media houses were down on Tuesday in a major Internet outage. (Photo Credit: UnSplash)

  • The websites of media houses like CNN, The Guardian, the Financial Times, were down on Tuesday
  • Messages such as "Error 503" appeared on these websites
  • The White House website also had an error message for a while but was available again later

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Messages such as "Error 503 Service Unavailable" and "connection failure" appeared on the websites. (Phot Credit: UnSplash)

  • Several international media websites, including CNN, The Guardian, and the Financial Times, were down on Tuesday
  • UK government website gov.uk was also down
  • Preliminary reports suggest a technical glitch in a private CDN (Content Delivery Network) causing outage

.New York, NY, USA
The QAnon has never produced proof for its claims. (Photo credit: Twitter/@realDonaldTrump)

  • For some, conspiracy theories are evil of the century. For others, it is a reflection of a world starved of meaning. 
  • A forum on the US website Reddit, offers a glimpse into conspiracy distress.
  • According to Marie Peltier, conspiracy theories usually spread when people feel that they are being lied to.

.India
Please Use tongues to pick pastries, Reddit post has left internet into splits. (Photo credit: Reddit-screengrab)

  • The photograph of the message was shared on Reddit
  • Bakery selling pastries have put the notice on their shop, which turned into a meme
  •  Reddit users come up with their own interpretation of the message

.USA
Man lying next to the 'Biggest Pizza' is at least two feet shorter in height in comparison to the pizza (Source: Reddit)

  • Image of the ‘Biggest Pizza’ is going viral on Reddit 
  • In over 17 hours the post has already garnered over 49k upvotes 
  • “Imagine the oven to make that thing,” says a comment 

.Hollywood, FL, USA
The video from the Jurassic Park movie has left the netizens in splits. (Photo Credit: Instagram/Jurassic World)

  • People are in awe of the special effects of the deleted scene of the Jurassic Park movie
  • The video was posted on Wednesday and people are clearly loving it as it has already received 96% upvotes
  • One of the comments said that it is completely understandable why the makers took the scene out as it is too horrifying

Dog's are one of the most loyal animal (Photo credit: Representational/unsplash)

  • Dog videos can instantly make your day
  • The video clip of the dog has gained over 13,200 upvotes
  • People were commenting on the adorable behaviour of the dog

.New York, NY, USA
Robinhood was founded in 2013 by Vlad Tenev and Baiju Bhatt. (Representational Image: Unsplash)

  • Listing of Robinhood's IPO would reportedly be on the Nasdaq exchange
  • Some reports said Robinhood's market valuation could be as high as $40 billion
  • During a trading frenzy in January, Robinhood added 3 million users

.New York, NY, USA
GameStop is one of few surviving chain of video game retail stores in US. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • GameStop shares more than doubled in price on Wednesday
  • The shares rocketed further on Thursday
  • Shares were trading around $151 on Thursday

The situation has pitted Wall Street's hedge funds against a social-media driven move to squeeze large, institutional entities. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Founders of trading application Robinhood and onlin eforum Reddit were among those testifying at a House of Representatives hearing
  • Recent volatility in GamStop share prices have prompted cals for regulators to review of the role of social media
  • The hearing touched upon details of trading, such as the time it takes to settle bets