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Saturday, September 18, 2010

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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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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.