The times, they are a changin', as Bob Dylan hits the top trending spot on Twitter on Thursday morning.
The American rock legend was the talk of social media for winning a Nobel Prize in literature, the first time the prestigious award has gone to a musician. On very different notes, social media also celebrated a new Star Wars trailer and the release of 21 schoolgirls from the grasp of terrorist group Boko Haram.
Social Cues is your go-to guide on what's trending across Facebook and Twitter. Here's what is going on in social media this morning:
Bob Dylan: The American music icon won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature for "having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition," the Nobel committee announced Thursday morning. The Twitterverse congratulated Dylan, listing favorite songs and showing memorable photos of the artist.
Boko Haram: The terrorist group freed 21 Chibok schoolgirls following negotiations with the Nigerian government, but nearly 200 girls are still held captive. Twitter users acknowledged the safe return of the 21 girls, but called for more action for those who remain prisoners under Boko Haram. The #BringBackOurGirls hashtag resurfaced with the trending topic.
Rogue One: A new trailer for the highly anticipated Star Wars movie dropped on Thursday morning. In the official second trailer for "Rogue One," we see the rise of the Death Star and the dark past of the main character, Jyn Erso. The clip was trending on Facebook shortly after the trailer was revealed, as excitement on social media builds for the movie, coming out December 16.
BMW Motorcycle: A concept motorcycle for BMW is getting lots of love on Facebook, especially over the company's claim that the ride is so safe, you won't need a helmet. BMW on Tuesday showed off what the future of motorcycles could be, with social media kicking it into a new gear on Thursday.
Trumpkin: It's orange and yuge, oh my gourd. Traditional jack-o'-lanterns are being replaced with "Trumpkins" across social media this October, even coming with a guide on how to do it yourself. The trend started last Halloween when an Ohio artist created a 374-pound Trumpkin that she spent 10 hours making.