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Friday, September 17, 2010

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Top 10 Twitter Trends for Thursday, September 16, 2010

Twitter Trend: #NewTwitter
Explanation: Twitter is introducing a new, re-engineered 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:

Twitter Trend: #ReallyMeans
Explanation: Twitter users explain what the things they say really mean.

Twitter Trend: #ICanDoWithout
Explanation: People tweet things they don’t need.

Twitter Trend: Erenice Guerra
Explanation: Erenice Guerra, the Brazilian president’s chief of staff, quit her post Thursday following the emergence of allegations earlier in the week that members of her family participated in an influence-peddling scheme involving government contracts.

Twitter Trend: LuanSantanaAdrenalina
Explanation: Luan Santana is a 19 year old Brazilian singer who has released two albums. His new record is called Adrenaline.

Twitter Trend: #Happy18thBDayNickJ
Explanation: Nick Jonas is 18 on Sept. 16, 2010.

Twitter Trend: Pope
Explanation: Pope Benedict XVI [16th], head of the Roman Catholic Church, is visiting the United Kingdom for the first time on the 16th Sept until the 19th Sept, 2010. People are tweeting about him and the recent sexual abuse scandals that threaten to overshadow his visit as well as their own opinions and feelings towards The Pope.

Twitter Trend: #SuJuIsTheBest
Explanation: Fans of the Korean band Super Junior are proclaiming it the best band.

Twitter Trend: IE9
Explanation: The Internet Explore 9 Beta now available for download:

Twitter Trend: BoaSorteRestart
Explanation: Wishing the band Restart good luck on tonight’s MTV Video Music Brazil.


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