Current Twitter trends: Merry Christmas Eve, Renardo Sidney, NORAD
Friday 24 December 2010
"Merry Christmas Eve" tweet microbloggers on the morning of December 24.
"Ahh... It's Christmas Eve!! What a way to end out the year. Merry Christmas Eve to YOU! Wishing you a blessed day!" and "Merry Christmas Eve Everyone. One more sleep before Father Christmas visits. Yippee!" post excited microbloggers using the second place term, "Merry Christmas Eve."
"NORAD" (North American Aerospace Defence Command) have teamed up with Google to track Santa around the globe and Twitter users are reminding their followers to follow the jolly man in red on their smartphones and computers.
"Querido Santa" (Spanish for "Dear Santa") is also in the charts, moving up two places to number six.
"#FocusGlobalDrive" remains in first place while "#butyougotthemjstho," "#myworldtourmemories" and "#proudofjustin" are all new in third, fourth and fifth places.
The name of American retailer "Wal-Mart" is in seventh place, American college basketball player "Renardo Sidney" is in eighth place and "Jordans," a brand of shoes produced by Nike, moves down four places to number ten.
The top 10 most talked about topics on Twitter on December 24 at 8:00 AM GMT are:
- #FocusGlobalDrive (promoted)
- Merry Christmas Eve (new)
- #butyougotthemjstho (new)
- #myworldtourmemories (new)
- #proudofjustin (new)
- Querido Santa (+2)
- Wal-Mart (new)
- Renardo Sidney (new)
- NORAD (new)
- Jordans (-4)
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