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Twitter Trends Explained!

Monday, September 6, 2010

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Twitter Trend: Milne
Explanation: People are sharing illustrations of characters from A.A. Milne’s Winnie the Pooh drawn as if they were in Star Wars (Wookie the Chew):

Twitter Trend: Maandag
Explanation: Maandag is Dutch for “Monday”.

Twitter Trend: Bieberrt
Explanation: This odd word actually stands for “Justin Bieber RT”, another way Justin Bieber fans can cause his name to trend.

Twitter Trend: Daybreak/GMTV
Explanation: UK morning TV series GMTV ends after 17 years on ITV and is replaced by Daybreak, fronted by former One Show hosts Christine Bleakley and Adrian Chiles:

Twitter Trend: #twitterod
Explanation: People are talking about having TwitterOD=Twitter Obsessive Disorder.

Twitter Trend: Dementieva
Explanation: Samantha Stosur beat Elena Dementieva in a very close fourth round match at the US Open. She won 6-3, 2-6, 7-6:

Twitter Trend: Darrelle
Explanation: Cornerback Darrelle Revis has confirmed that he has reached an agreement with the Jets on a new contract:

Twitter Trend: #parejasperfectas
Explanation: Spanish for “perfect couples”.

Twitter Trend: Tony Stewart
Explanation: Tony Stewart wins at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday and secured a spot in the NASCAR Chase:

Twitter Trend: Glenda
Explanation: Glenda Kozlowski is a Brazilian journalist & TV presenter. She trended on Twitter because she is the main host of the second season of the Brazilian stunt/dare reality television show Hipertensão:ão

Written by Liz Pullen

September 6, 2010 at 3:40 PM

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