What's Trending: McDonalds Closing Dining Rooms

Marcus Mariota, Facebook, Idris Elba, McDonalds

March 17, 2020

What’s Trending: Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

  • #MarcusMariota
    • The Las Vegas Raiders have agreed to a deal with former the Tennessee Titans quarterback.
    • Sources say he will presumably be the second string QB behind Derek Carr.
    • The Honolulu native should feel comfortable here in Las Vegas, also known as the Ninth Island.
    • The fact that he is now in-house would seemingly take Las Vegas out of the running for free agent quarterback Tom Brady.
  • #Facebook
    • Study: Cutting Facebook time by just 20 minutes a day increases well-being.
    • It’s also associated with a higher level of life satisfaction and a healthier lifestyle.
    • It’s not the first study to show that people tend to report significantly higher levels of life satisfaction and more positive moods after quitting Facebook and other media sites but it is the first one to suggest that reducing and not abandoning it may be enough.
    • About 7 in 10 American adults use Facebook and about 75^ of those users visit the site at least once a day.
  • #IdrisElba
    • The actor has tested positive for coronavirus and has gone into self-isolation.
    • The actor says he’s asymptomatic for now and got a test when he realized he came in contact with someone who tested positive.
    • The 47-year-old said his wife Sabrina hasn’t been tested but she is in isolation with him.
    • “Game of Thrones” star Kristofer Hivju, who played Tormund Giantsbane on the show also announced that he, too, has tested positive for Covid-19.
  • #McDonalds
    • If you’re in the mood for a Big Mac, you’ll have to hit the drive-thru.
    • The chain is closing all of its company-owned dining rooms across the country.
    • They will close today and they’re urging franchise owners to do the same.
    • They will be shifting their focus to serving customers through the drive-thru, walk-in takeout and McDelivery.
    • They say they believe this temporary change is the right decision for their consumers, their communities and, our business and will continue to evaluate their operations as the situation evolves.