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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 Twitter.com 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:  http://twitter.com/newtwitter

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:  http://ie.microsoft.com/testdrive/Default.html

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

Thursday, September 16, 2010

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Top 10 Twitter Trends for Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Twitter Trend: #YouDeserveAShoutOut
Explanation:  People are giving each other attention.

Twitter Trend: IE9
Explanation: The Internet Explore 9 Beta now available for download:  http://ie.microsoft.com/testdrive/Default.html

Twitter Trend: #NewTwitter
Explanation: Twitter is introducing a new, re-engineered Twitter.com 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:  http://twitter.com/newtwitter

Twitter Trend: Agatha Christie
Explanation: Google featured a new Google Doodle (logo) in Britain & Ireland to celebrate the 120th anniversary of Agatha Christie’s birth:
Agatha Christie Google Doodle
(Source: Google)

Twitter Trend: #RockRetractions
Explanation: A prompt for Twitter users to come up with witty lines derived from rock songs.

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

Twitter Trend: #HowToPissWhitePeopleOff
Explanation: People are suggesting ways to annoy “white people”.

Twitter Trend: Pope Benedict
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: Donnell
Explanation: Christine O’Donnell is the new GOP nominee for the Delaware Senate seat, having benefited from tea party support.

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

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

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Top 10 Twitter Trends for Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Twitter Trend: #NewTwitter
Explanation: Twitter is introducing a new, re-engineered Twitter.com 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:  http://twitter.com/newtwitter

Twitter Trend: #YouDeserveAShoutOut
Explanation:  People are giving each other attention.

Twitter Trend:  Meat Dress
Explanation: Lady Gaga accepted the award for Video of the Year (for “Bad Romance”) at MTV’s VMAs Sunday, Sept. 12th wearing a dress, shoes and purse made out of pieces of raw meat.

(Source: http://blog.seattlepi.com)

Twitter Trend: Ley Seca
Explanation: Mexico’s Independence Day (and Bicentennial) is September 16th and Mexico is having a dry spell from alcohol for 3 days.

Twitter Trend: Agatha Christie
Explanation: Google featured a new Google Doodle (logo) in Britain & Ireland to celebrate the 120th anniversary of Agatha Christie’s birth:
Agatha Christie Google Doodle
(Source: Google)

Twitter Trend:#AintNothingSexyAbout
Explanation: People are tweeting what human characteristics aren’t sexy.

Twitter Trend: Raven Symone
Explanation: Former Disney & Cosby star Raven-Symoné was on BET’s 106 & Park and The Wendy Williams Show promoting her new Disney movie, “Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue”.

Twitter Trend: Male Strippers
Explanation: Male strippers were featured on the U.S. TV series Bad Girls Club Tuesday night.

Twitter Trend: Torre Eiffel
Explanation: The Eiffel Tower and the surrounding area were evacuated for a bomb threat.

Twitter Trend: Nerd Khun
Explanation: Nichkhun is a member of South Korean boy band 2PM. Nerd Khun refers to a photograph he tweeted in which he is wearing nerdy glasses.