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Wednesday, September 15, 2010

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Top 10 Twitter Trends for Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Twitter Trend: #NewTwitter
Explanation: Twitter is introducing a new, re-engineered Twitter.com website design & rolling out its features to users over the next few weeks. There will be the standard user timeline but underneath each Tweet is additional information and even embedded media (videos/photos). If you click on an individual Tweet, a details pane will slide to the right to reveal this extra content:  http://twitter.com/newtwitter

Twitter Trend: #YouDeserveAShoutOut
Explanation:  People are giving each other attention.

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 made out of pieces of raw meat.

(Source: http://blog.seattlepi.com)

Twitter Trend: Ley Seca
Explanation: Mexico’s Independence Day (and Bicentennial) is September 16th and Mexico is having a dry spell from alcohol for 3 days.

Twitter Trend: Agatha Christie
Explanation: Google featured a new Google Doodle (logo) in Britain & Ireland to celebrate the 120th anniversary of Agatha Christie’s birth:
Agatha Christie Google Doodle
(Source: Google)

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

Twitter Trend: Raven Symone
Explanation: Former Disney & Cosby star Raven-Symoné was on BET’s 106 & Park and The Wendy Williams Show promoting her new Disney movie, “Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue”.

Twitter Trend: Male Strippers
Explanation: Male strippers were featured on the U.S. TV series Bad Girls Club Tuesday night.

Twitter Trend: Torre Eiffel
Explanation: The Eiffel Tower and the surrounding area were evacuated for a bomb threat.

Twitter Trend: Nerd Khun
Explanation: Nichkhun is a member of South Korean boy band 2PM. Nerd Khun refers to a photograph he tweeted in which he is wearing nerdy glasses.

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