Twitter index: Miss Angola, Leila Lopes, wins Miss Universe
Tuesday 13 September 2011
African beauty and Miss Angola pageant titleholder Leila Lopes has been crowned Miss Universe 2011.
Twitterers report that she is the second black African to win the pageant and send their congratulations to the beautiful business student.
"What’s your Beatles #1?" tops Twitter's list of trending topics on the morning of September 13 and is followed by the hashtags "#PeopleNeedToStop" and "#TheMostCommonLies" in second and third places.
Microbloggers are wishing One Direction boyband singer Niall Horan a happy birthday, posting the name of the person they want to marry and chatting about the animated cartoon Hey Arnold.
Indonesian singer Utha Likumahuwa has reportedly passed away after losing his battle with cancer. Twitter users are paying their respects to the legendary singer and tweeting "RIP Utha Likumahuwa your legacy your music will be remembered" and "May there be comfort in knowing that someone so special will never be forgotten. Rest in Peace - Utha Likumahuwa - September 13th 2011."
The name of American football quarterback Tom Brady is trending in tenth place after he became the "11th QB in NFL history to record a 500-yard passing game," post Tweeps.
The top 10 most talked about topics on Twitter on September 13 at 7:30 AM GMT are:
- What's your Beatles #1? (promoted)
- #PeopleNeedToStop (new)
- #TheMostCommonLies (-1)
- #happy18thbirthdayniall (new)
- WANNA MARRY YOU (new)
- LEILA LOPES (new)
- Miss Angola (new)
- Utha Likumahuwa (new)
- Hey Arnold (new)
- Tom Brady (new)
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- 5 The inventor of the Facebook 'like' button says he never made a 'dislike' button because he feared the 'unfortunate consequences'
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