#BBCtrending: The story behind Saudi Arabia's 'first kiss'

  • 31 March 2014

A parody of the 'first kiss' video has itself become a YouTube hit in Saudi Arabia.

The original 'first kiss' has been watched more than 70 million times. It featured strangers kissing for the first time and resulted in a number of spin-offs including this one from Saudi Arabia which shows men adopting the Bedouin tradition of rubbing noses.

#BBCtrending tells the story behind Saudi Arabia's "first kiss".

Produced by Anne-Marie Tomchak

Video created by Benjamin Zand