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Monday, September 20, 2010

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Top 10 Twitter Trends for Sunday, September 19, 2010

Twitter Trend: #BecauseImAGangsta
Explanation: People are saying outrageous things and justifying them by claiming that they’re “Gangsters”.

Twitter Trend: Boardwalk Empire
Explanation: Boardwalk Empire is a new series premiering on HBO: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0979432/

Twitter Trend: #IReallyThink
Explanation: People are sharing what they truly feel about things (either honestly or ironically).

Twitter Trend: #IHaveAFriend
Explanation: People talking about the good and bad friends they have.

Twitter Trend: Brazil♥JustinBieber Brazil♥USmile
Explanation: Brazilian fans love Justin Bieber and want him to tour there.

Twitter Trend: Luan Santana morreu
There was a rumor that Brazilian singer Luan Santana had died. It was another death hoax by some Brazilian users.

Twitter Trend: TeAmoBieber♥ SpanishSpeakers♥Biebs
Explanation: Spanish-speaking fans of Justin Bieber are expressing their devotion for the Canadian singer.

Twitter Trend: Jeepers Creepers
Explanation: A scary movie from 2001 which was airing on TV: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0263488/

Twitter Trend: Hate Mondays
Explanation: People expressing their dislike for Monday, the first workday of the week for most people.

Twitter Trend: CHUPA PORCADA
Explanation: São Paulo football team beat Palmeiras in the Brazilian Championship. “Porcada” means a sow pig in Portuguese and is a nickname for the team. “Chupa” means “suck it.”

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Sunday, September 19, 2010

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Top 10 Twitter Trends for Saturday, September 18, 2010

Twitter Trend: #IHaveAFriend
Explanation: People talking about the good and bad friends they have.

Twitter Trend: #MomsAlwaysToldMe
Explanation: Things everyone’s mom said to them when they were growing up.

Twitter Trend: Avalanche colorida
Explanation: Portuguese for “Avalanche Color” and refers to the Brazilian band Restart. They, and their fans, dress in colorful clothes so it is meant both as a compliment and said disparagingly.

Twitter Trend: Faustão morreu
Explanation: Faustão is a popular TV host from Brazil. There were rumors of his death on Saturday but they were untrue.

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

Twitter Trend: Great North Run
Explanation: UK’s biggest half marathon is taking place on Sunday, September 19th. Participants run between Newcastle upon Tyne and South Shields.

Twitter Trend: International Talk Like
Explanation: September 19th marks the annual observance of “International Talk Like A Pirate Day.”

Twitter Trend: Labordeta
Explanation: José Antonio Labordeta, Spanish singer-songwriter, has reportedly passed away at the age of 75.

Twitter Trend: #VerifyStudioMama
Explanation: Justin Bieber’s fans want his mother’s account to be verified by Twitter.