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Wednesday, September 22, 2010

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Top 10 Twitter Trends for Tuesday, September 22, 2010

Twitter Trend: #BecauseOfTwitter
Explanation: People are tweeting about things that have happened to them or that they learned about because of Twitter.

Twitter Trend: Safadeza Oculta
Explanation: A fan of the band RBD recorded a YouTube video today and this was an expression used in the video. Safadeza Oculta means “hidden naughtiness” in English and people are making playful suggestions of other things that are hidden

Twitter Trend: Bishop Eddie Long
Explanation: Two separate lawsuits were filed late Tuesday by men who allege sexual coercion by prominent Atlanta pastor‎ Eddie Long when they were teenagers.

Twitter Trend: #NameSomethingAwful
Exlanation: People are naming things and behaviors that are absolutely appalling.

Twitter Trend: #SheDontReallyLikeYou
Explanation: Twitter users are sharing signs that men should notice that indicate a woman doesn’t really like them.

Twitter Trend: Jasmine Villegas
Explanation: Justin Bieber was photographed kissing Jasmine Villegas in a car. She is also a teen singer who appeared in his “Baby” music video.

Twitter Trend: #NeymarFacts
Explanation: People are talking about Neymar, an 18 year old Brazilian soccer player who plays for Santos Football Club, and how the team’s coach was fired after he punished Neymar.

Twitter Trend: Chuseok
Explanation: Chuseok is a major harvest festival in South Korea (similar to Thanksgiving day) which is celebrated on Wednesday, September 22nd.

Twitter Trend: Sunshine Corazon
Explanation: The singer Charice plays the Filipina exchange student Sunshine Corazon on the TV series Glee.

Twitter Trend: Chuck Bass
Explanation: Chuck Bass is a popular but amoral character from the TV series Gossip Girl which airs Monday nights in the U.S. He often says outrageous lines which are quoted on Twitter.


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