Current Twitter trends: Kim Hee Chul, Banksy, Sachin Tendulkar, Thanksgiving
Monday 11 October 2010
Korean pop singer and Super Junior member "Kim Hee Chul" is at the top of Twitter's most talked about topics on October 11 at 7:30 AM GMT.
In second, third and fourth places are the memes "#myweakness," "#weedcommandments" and "#youretooold."
World renowned British graffiti artist "Banksy" enters the charts in fifth place. Microbloggers are discussing the opening sequence of a Simpsons episode that was storyboarded by the artist.
"Wow, tonight's Simpsons couch gag was done by Banksy, and somehow, Fox approved it," tweeted one surprised microblogger.
The name of Indian cricket player "Sachin" "Tendulkar" is making Twitter's headlines after he hit his 49th century in a Test cricket match against Australia.
"Thou Shall" is in seventh place as Twitter users talk about the things their followers should or should not do.
Canadians have been celebrating "Thanksgiving" on Twitter by tweeting, "It's Canadian Thanksgiving, the day we give thanks we're not American."
Microbloggers are using Twitter to complain about how cold they are, pushing the Dutch word for cold, "Koud," into tenth place.
The top 10 most talked about topics on Twitter on October 11 at 7:30 AM GMT are:
- Kim Hee Chul (new)
- #myweakness (new)
- #weedcommandments (new)
- #youretooold (new)
- Banksy (new)
- Tendulkar (new)
- Thou Shall (new)
- Sachin (new)
- Thanksgiving (new)
- Koud (new)
Life & Style blogs
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Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'does not see a problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 2 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 3 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 4 A third of employers never check job applicants' qualifications, survey finds
- 5 James Foley beheading: Fox news presenter Megyn Kelly annoyed by Ferguson update during broadcast about murdered journalist
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