Current Twitter trends: Fried Chicken Flu, Lisa Simpson, JailbreakMe, Shark Week
Monday 02 August 2010
Indonesian song "Keong Racun" moves back into the top position on Twitter's most talked about topics on the morning of August 2.
Twitter users have been using the term "Keong Racun" to share a link to a video of two teenage girls, Sinta and Jojo, lip-syncing to the song.
" [The] Fried Chicken Flu" is the name of the 13th episode of Season three of American animated series The Boondocks. The Fried Chicken Flu aired on August 1 in the USA .
Twitter users with a keen memory of animated series The Simpsons are talking about August 1 - Lisa Simpson's wedding day. Back in 1995 an episode showing the future lives of the show's characters predicted that Lisa would marry Hugh Parkfield on August 1.
The memes "#thingsuglypeopledo" and "#breakuplines" are in fourth and sixth place respectively.
Science fiction movie "Inception" moves down one place to number five while the abbreviation for "clear" ("CLR") jumps back into the charts in ninth place.
In seventh place is "JailbreakMe," a new hack for the iPhone 4 that lets users jailbreak their phone without even connecting it to a computer. People on Twitter are sharing the website, http://jailbreakme.com, that lets users modify their "iOS" phone, or iPod.
On August 1, cable TV channel The Discovery Channel kicked off a week of shark-related programming, an annual event they call "Shark Week." "Shark Week" is in tenth place on the charts.
The top 10 most talked about topics on Twitter on August 2 at 9:30 AM GMT are:
1. Keong Racun (+1)
2. Fried Chicken Flu (new)
3. Lisa Simpson (new)
4. #thingsuglypeopledo (new)
5. Inception (-1)
6. #breakuplines (new)
7. JailbreakMe (new)
8. iOS (new)
9. CLR (re-entry)
10. Shark Week (new)
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