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Top 10 Twitter Trends for Sunday, September 12, 2010

Twitter Trend: Jared Leto
Explanation: Singer of the band 30 Seconds To Mars which won the 2010 MTV VMA Best Rock Video for “Kings and Queens”.

Twitter Trend: Dear Taylor Swift
Explanation: People are writing Tweets as if they were letters and sharing their thoughts & opinions about the premiere of her latest song, “Innocent” at the 2010 MTV VMAs.

Twitter Trend: Tio Guto Bundudo
Explanation: Portuguese for “Uncle Guto Butt”. There is a very long explanation involving pop culture personalities in Brazil, Brazilian TV shows and an exchange of Tweets. But it is basically a Brazilian Twitter joke.

Twitter Trend: PowerPuff Girls
Explanation: People are talking about their favorite memories of the PowerPuff Girls and their favorite character from the show. The trend originally started trending on Saturday, Sept. 11th, when the show aired on TRANS7, one of Indonesia’s TV stations. But it trended all weekend long.

Twitter Trend: #CartoonsIWillNeverForget
Explanation: People tweet about cartoons they will always remember from their childhood.

Twitter Trend: Lip Synching
Explanation: Users are speculating over which singers/rappers were lip synching at the MTV VMAs Sunday, Sept. 12th.

Twitter Trend: Everybody Hates Restart
Explanation: As a reaction to Restart’s fans’ trends, users are expressing their dislike of the Brazilian band.

Twitter Trend: MTV VMA/VMAs
Explanation: People are tweeting their opinions of the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards that aired on Sunday, Sept. 12th., commenting on winners, appearances, clothing and songs sung during the telecast.

Twitter Trend: CALA BOCA COLORIDAS
Explanation: It means “Shut up Colorful” in reference to the fans of the Brazilian band ‘Restart’. It is a reaction to the frequent Trending Topics saying how great the band members are.

Twitter Trend: Claude Chabrol
Explanation: Claude Chabrol, film director and member of the French New Wave group of film-makers, has died at the age 80.

Data Source: What The Trend

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