Current Twitter trends: Jakarta Jam 2010, Habibie, Independence

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" Scott Pilgrim," a new release film based on a series of graphic novels, retains its number one position in Twitter's most talked about topics on the morning of August 17.

The names of recently released films " Expendables" and " Inception" are also constant fixtures lately in Twitter's trending topics, taking sixth and seventh place respectively on Tuesday.

In second and fifth places are the hashtags "#note2females" and "#missedcallexcuses."

Indonesian music promotion company Java Musikindo (@AdrieSubono) caused a frenzy of tweets on Twitter on August 17 with a Twitter-based ticket giveaway for a a large music festival called Jakarta Jam 2010.

@AdrieSubono asked people to tweet the name of Indonesia's third president (B.J. "Habibie") along with the hashtag "#jakartajam2010" to go into the running to win tickets for the festival.

August 17 is also a Indonesia's national Independence Day and people are using the terms "Independence" and "Merdeka," to talk about the day.

"Regen," the Dutch word for "rain" is trending in eighth place.

The top 10 most talked about topics on Twitter on August 17 at 9:30 AM GMT are:

1. Scott Pilgrim (unchanged)
2. #note2females (new)
3. Habibie (new)
4. #jakartajam2010 (new)
5. #missedcallexcuses (new)
6. Expendables (-2)
7. Inception (-2)
8. Regen (new)
9. Independence (new)
10. Merdeka (new)

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