Current Twitter trends: Glee Christmas, Number Game
Wednesday 08 December 2010
Warner Bros. is using Twitter to advertise the fact that science fiction movie
Inception was released on Blu-ray on the morning of December 8. "Inception Blu-ray" is currently in first place.
As usual, hashtags fill the next three places in the charts. "#lemmeguess," "#alliwant" and "#keepyourpantson" are today's most talked about hashtags.
"So sad... Elizabeth Edwards lost her battle with cancer tonight. but we can still work to find a cure!!" tweet users lamenting the death of best-selling author and popular US Democratic Party figure "Elizabeth Edwards."
President Barack Obama also tweeted his condolences saying, "Our country has benefited from the voice Elizabeth Edwards gave to the cause of building a society that lifts up all those left behind."
Both "Pearl Harbor" and the name of MTV documentary series " True Life" move down one position in the chart to sixth and seventh places respectively.
"Glee Christmas" has risen to eighth place as microbloggers tweet about the "Glee Christmas" (also known as the "Gleekmas") episode of musical TV show Glee.
Dr. Seuss character the "Grinch" is back in the charts in ninth place and "Number Game," a viral game spreading across Facebook and Twitter, is in tenth place.
The top 10 most talked about topics on Twitter on December 8 at 7:30 AM GMT are:
- Inception Blu-ray (promoted)
- #lemmeguess (new)
- #alliwant (unchanged)
- #keepyourpantson (new)
- Elizabeth Edwards (+2)
- Pearl Harbor (-1)
- True Life (-1)
- Glee Christmas (new)
- Grinch (re-entry)
- Number Game (new)
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