How Thunderpod & Lucinda Nicholas made tree hugging go viral
Images of netizens hugging trees are going viral. Do you know why? Here’s the inside story.
Miss World South Australia Lucinda Nicholas has joined hands with an interesting AI-based fitness app called Thunderpod for the ‘Hug A Tree’ challenge where any user can click a picture hugging a tree and upload the same on Thunderpod app. Wondering what’s after that?
Each picture uploaded gets detected by Thunderpod artificial intelligence and the team will plant a tree, thus contributing towards nature conservation. Because of this and other interesting challenges, the app has seen Over 3 lac downloads in 3 months.
When asked about this interesting challenge, Lucinda said, “I am so happy and pleased to be part of this Thunderpod campaign. Not only is it leading in technology but it provides social awareness for issues that we are facing in current times globally as for example the bushfires that have been severely affecting Australia.”
She added: “Being part of doing our bit in tackling climate change is incredible and this challenge provides me and my audience a chance to give back to nature in a fun and interactive way, with a cause that is so close to my heart. I think it is an absolutely brilliant initiative. I can’t wait to see what other challenges Thunderpod comes out with.”
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