Current Twitter trends: 'pray for Korea,' Joss Whedon, Miley Cyrus

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"#20CocoCars" is at the top of Twitter's trending topics on the morning of November 23 as the team behind American TV show Conan attempts to attract attention and tweets with the lure of winning 20 pine tree air fresheners.

"#rememberwhen" drops one place over night to number two.

Twitter users are calling for peace in Korea after discovering North Korea has fired artillery on a South Korean island.

"Please don't let this become a huge war... What will happen to the children, the elderly, the citizens? Please stop... #prayforkorea" tweet microbloggers, adding "Please #prayforkorea both North and South. Violence doesn't solve anything and the innocent get hurt most."

"#prayforkorea" is in third place while the related term "artillery" makes it into tenth place.

Twitter users are celebrating the 18th birthday of American pop singer Miley Cyrus with the term "Birthday Miley."

The name of Kanye West's fifth studio album, My "Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy," moves up two spots to fifth place, the deluxe version of Mexican singer Anahi's album Mi Delirio ("MiDelirioDeluxe") is in seventh place and Harry Potter character "Dobby" is in the chart again in ninth place.

Both names of American screenwriter Joss Whedon have made it into Twitter's trending topics this morning as Twitter users discuss the prospect's of Warner Bros.' "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" "reboot" sans its original writer.

The top 10 most talked about topics on Twitter on November 23 at 7:30 AM GMT are:

  1. #20CocoCars (promoted)
  2. #rememberwhen (-1)
  3. #prayforkorea (new)
  4. Birthday Miley     (new)
  5. Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (+2)
  6. Whedon (new)
  7. MiDelirioDeluxe (new)
  8. Joss (new)
  9. Dobby (-1)
  10. Artillery  (new)