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Top 10 Twitter Trends for Friday, September 17, 2010

Twitter Trend: #MuchLove
Explanation: People RTing @ILoveTeenQuotes: “#muchlove to the people who don’t break hearts. Retweet this if you’re single!!”

Twitter Trend: #ICanDoWithout
Explanation: People tweet things & people that they can do without.

Twitter Trend: #UglyNames
Explanation: People are suggesting names (famous ones as well as ordinary ones) which they believe are the ugliest names they know.

Twitter Trend: Yom Kippur
Explanation: Yom Kippur, known as the Day of Atonement, is a sacred day for the Jews. Jews fast in order to purify themselves and be written in the Book Of Life for the next (Jewish) year. The holiday began Friday, September 17th at sundown.

Twitter Trend: Restart vaiado
Explanation: Portuguese for “Restart booed”. Everytime the Brazilian “happy rock” band Restart was awarded an award on the MTV Video Music Brazil awards, they were booed from the audience.

Twitter Trend: Pope
Explanation: Pope Benedict XVI, 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 Ternd: #ReallyMeans
Explanation: Twitter users explain what the things they say really mean.

Twitter Trend: Oktoberfest
Explanation: Munich’s mayor has tapped the first keg, opening this year’s annual Oktoberfest in southern Germany, which receives millions of guests from around the globe.

Twitter Trend: Jimi Hendrix
Explanation: People are tweeting their thought, opinions and memories on the 40th Anniversary of the death of music icon, Jimi Hendrix.

Twitter Trend: #WestlifeAlbum11
Explanation: Fans are looking forward to Irish group Westlife’s 11th album.


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