Twitter index: high school memories and Twitter’s fake cancer death
Tuesday 24 May 2011
Microbloggers are using the social network to reminisce about their high school, college and middle school experiences.
"The awkward moment #incollege when you're late for class, and when you walk in, everyone stares at you like you killed someone," post people using the "#incollege" hashtag.
"Google and Wikipedia have taught me more than my teachers #inmiddleschool" and "#Inhighschool i had a boyfriend and a girlfriend & we all went to the same school," add Twitterers with the first and third top topics "#inmiddleschool" and "#inhighschool."
Students are also complaining about having to sit their English Literature exams with seventh place topic "English Literature."
"#HBOmoments" is promoted in first place; the name of a spicy Indonesian grilled chicken dish "AYAM RICA-RICA" is in fifth place, and American animated TV show " Kim Possible" moves down one position to number six.
"Jess Holt" is in Twitter’s most talked about topics after Twitter user @Jess_Holt tweeted that she had cancer. The news of her death spread across the microblogs. Now microbloggers are angrily tweeting "that Jess Holt girl pretended to have cancer & all of her friends pretended she died. What a disrespectful & immature bunch of idiots."
"Naming Private Ryan" is in eighth place and "Situación Sentimental" (Spanish for "Sentimental Situation") is in tenth place.
The top 10 most talked about topics on Twitter on May 24 at 7:30 AM GMT are:
- #HBOmoments (promoted)
- #inmiddleschool (new)
- #incollege (new)
- #inhighschool (new)
- AYAM RICA-RICA (new)
- Kim Possible (-1)
- English Literature (new)
- Naming Private Ryan (new)
- Jess Holt (new)
- Situación Sentimental (new)
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