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Social Media Buzz: From A Syrian Girl's Tweets To A Viral Christmas Ad

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Syrian Bana al-Abed, who with the help of her mother had been posting heartrending tweets in English on life in the besieged eastern districts of Syria's Aleppo, uses a smart-phone to check her Twitter account in her home in east Aleppo, on Oct. 12, 2016. (Thaer Mohammed/AFP/Getty Images)
Syrian Bana al-Abed, who with the help of her mother had been posting heartrending tweets in English on life in the besieged eastern districts of Syria's Aleppo, uses a smart-phone to check her Twitter account in her home in east Aleppo, on Oct. 12, 2016. (Thaer Mohammed/AFP/Getty Images)
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From 7-year-old Bana Alabed's tweets about her war experience in Aleppo to this year's heartwarming Christmas ads, Al Jazeera's Femi Oke (@FemiOke) tells Here & Now’s Robin Young about what's trending on social media.

Here's one of the Christmas advertisements that's gone viral this holiday season:

This segment aired on December 9, 2016.

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