Twitter index: Catherine Zeta-Jones checks into mental health facility
Thursday 14 April 2011
Microbloggers are astonished to hear that actress "Catherine Zeta-Jones" checked herself into a mental health clinic to treat her bipolar II disorder.
"Feel for Catherine Zeta Jones, no wonder she needs a break after dealing with her husbands illness. Get well soon x" and "Catherine Zeta-Jones just went up in my estimation for being so public & honest about her bi-polar" read tweets featuring "Catherine Zeta-Jones" on the social networking site.
As tax time draws closer, North American accounting firm H&R Block is promoting its free online tax preparation software on Twitter using the first place term "#taxes." However, microbloggers are mostly using the term to complain about having to pay their taxes.
Today’s top three hastags are "#youlookedgooduntil," "#dontdoit" and "#happyendings."
American singer Nicki Minaj has announced she will be supporting Britney Spears on her summer tour and Twitterers are tweeting their support with fifth place term "Team Minaj."
A new Twitter client for iPhone called "Tweetbot" is winning the hearts of microbloggers.The $1.99 app is "the prettiest Twitter client of them all" and a "nice alternative to Tweetie/Twitter" say microbloggers.
The name of Californian indoor sports arena "Arco Arena" is in seventh place, "JudasTuesday," a term used by Lady Gaga to talk about the Tuesday release of her "Judas" single, is in ninth place and the name of American TV talk show "Lopez Tonight" is in tenth place.
The top 10 most talked about topics on Twitter on April 14 at 7:30 AM GMT are:
- #taxes (promoted)
- #youlookedgooduntil (new)
- #dontdoit (new)
- #happyendings (new)
- Team Minaj
- Catherine Zeta-Jones
- Arco Arena
- Lopez Tonight
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