Twitter index: countdown to the London Olympics
Wednesday 27 July 2011
"A year to go until the London Olympics. Are you excited?" ask microbloggers on the morning of July 27.
Tweeps are typing out London Olympics themed tweets as they count down the 12 months until the Olympics starts.
"Can not wait for London Olympics...It's going to be grand, luxurious and EPIC!!" say Twitterers.
Twitter users in the US are still posting about American TV network TeenNick, which is re-airing classic TV shows from the 90s in TV a segment called The '90s Are All That.
Twitterers are discussing the shows with fourth place term "#90sareallthat" and using the tenth place hashtag "#doug" to talk about the American animated sitcom Doug.
The hashtags "#VZWBack2School," "#imisswhen" and "#thingswelearnedontwitter" fill the top three terms on Twitter.
The name of Dutch politician Geert "Wilders" is in sixth place, "Toya" Carter of Toya: A Family Affair fame is in seventh place and "#esdemalgusto" (Spanish for "that bad taste") is in ninth place.
Twitterers are listing the names of their favorite bands with the term "#top10favouritebands."
The top 10 most talked about topics on Twitter on July 27 at 7:30 AM GMT are:
- #VZWBack2School (promoted)
- #imisswhen (unchanged)
- #thingswelearnedontwitter (new)
- #90sareallthat (new)
- London Olympics (new)
- Wilders (new)
- Toya (new)
- #top10favouritebands (new)
- #esdemalgusto (new)
- #doug (new)
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