Social Snapshot: Jacinda Ardern's hipster body guard, Facebook Safety Check, and the stashing trend

Social media is going bonkers for the Diplomatic Protection Squad guard dubbed as "the man with the magnificent beard".

The officer, who was pictured alongside Labour leader Jacinda Ardern during her campaign launch at the weekend, has amassed a fan base of his own.

He's now even got his own hashtag.

Meanwhile, with the rise of terror attacks around the world, Facebook has just decided to make its safety check a permanent fixture.

And what on earth is #stashing? Chances are you've probably been a victim of it.

Social Media Presenter Aziz Al-Sa'afin wraps up the biggest trends of the day. 

Watch the video.