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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

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Top 10 Twitter Trends for Monday, September 13, 2010

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

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: #LetShaveAToast
Explanation: In Kanye West’s new song “Runaway”, the chorus is “Let’s have a toast for the douchebags/Let’s have a toast for the a-holes…/Baby, I’ve got a plan/Run away as fast as you can.” The song has inspired people to tweet about things that they should toast to.

Twitter Trend: MTV VMA
Explanation:  People are tweeting their opinions of the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards that aired Sunday night, commenting on winners, performances, outfits & mishaps that occurred during the show.

Twitter Trend: Meat Dress
Explanation: Lady Gaga accepted the award for Video of the Year (for “Bad Romance”) at MTV’s VMAs Sunday, Sept. 12th wearing a dress, shoes and purse that appeared to be made out of pieces of raw meat.

Twitter Trend: #BornThisWay
Explanation: Lady Gaga confirmed on the 2010 MTV Video Music Award show that “Born This Way” will be her 3rd studio album.

Twitter Trend: Rafael Nadal
Explanation: Rafael Nadal won the U.S. Open Men’s Single Final over Novak Djokovic, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2.

Twitter Trend:#AfterINut
Explanation:  Some men are explaining what they do after an orgasm.

Twitter Trend: #AintNothingSexyAbout
Explanation: People are tweeting what human characteristics aren’t sexy.

Twitter Trend: #RIPTupac
Explanation: Monday, September 13th is the 14th anniversary of the death of Tupac Shakur’s death.


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