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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.


Wednesday, September 8, 2010

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Twitter Trend: Spin Crowd/#SpinCrowd
Explanation: E! channel ‘The Spin Crowd’ is a reality series that takes a look at the behind-the-scenes world of Los Angeles celebrity public relations. It airs Monday night at 10:30 pm.

Twitter Trend: Caroline/Jacqueline/Housewives/Reunion Part/RHONJ Reunion
Explanation: These are cast members of the Real Housewives of New Jersey. Bravo aired their Reunion, Pt. 2 episode Monday night (September 6th). It was apparently very, uh, dynamic.

Twitter Trend: Barroso
Explanation: Speaking at the European Parliament in Strasbourg in his first State of the Union speech, European Commission president José Manuel Barroso called for the creation of bonds to fund infrastructure projects and tackle unemployment across the continent.

Twitter Trend: Asturias
Explanation:  The Prince of Asturias Awards are a series of prizes awarded by the Spanish Prince of Asturias Foundation  to individuals or organizations who make notable achievements in the humanities, sciences or public affairs

Twitter Trend: Eid
Explanation: This week, the Muslim Holy Month of Ramadan ends with Eid al-Fitr. Eid is normally marked by public holidays throughout the Muslim world.

Twitter Trend: Willow
Explanation: 9 year old Willow Smith, the daughter of Will & Jada Pinkett Smith, released a song called “Whip My Hair.”

Twitter Trend: #semeuke
Explanation: Japanese Twitters use a quiz website called Shindanmaker. Each quiz generates a different hashtag:

Twitter Trend: Charice
Explanation: On September 7th, Filipina singer Charice Pempengco joined the cast members of Glee Season 2 during the show’s premiere party held at the Paramount Studios in Los Angeles. Twitter users from the Philippines are very excited about her joining the cast.

Twitter Trend: Anarchy/Sons
Explanation: It refers to the FX cable channel TV series “Sons of Anarchy” about an outlaw motorcycle gang in Northern California. Season 3 premiered on Tuesday, Sept. 7th.

Twitter Trend: #PMQS
Explanation: Prime Minister’s Question Time (or PMQs) is an opportunity for British MPs (Members of Parliament) from all parties to question the PM on any subject. It lasts for about 30 minutes and usually focuses on the key issues of the day