Twitter index: Twitter can't get enough of the royals as Prince William and Kate Middleton tie the knot
Friday 29 April 2011
The royal wedding is taking over the Twittersphere on the morning of April 29 as microbloggers tune in and tweet about Prince William and Kate Middleton as they tie the knot.
"It's official: William & Kate's new titles will be The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge," say Twitterers sending their best wishes to the pair.
"#RoyalWedding" retains its number one spot on Twitter's most talked about topics while "William & Kate" jumps up the list, gaining four places since Thursday.
"Buckingham Palace," the primary home of England’s royalty, is in eighth place and "Westminster Abbey," the church where William and Kate will be married later Friday is in ninth place.
Japan is known for its love of strange and delicious flavor combinations and Twitter users are posting their reactions to Japan’s "Strawberry Cheetos."
"Sule Bieber" is in sixth place after Indonesian comedian Sule pretended to be Justin Bieber, "Carrickfergus," a town in Northern Ireland is in seventh place, and the name of English TV presenter "Fearne Cotton" is in tenth place.
The top 10 most talked about topics on Twitter on April 29 at 7:30 AM GMT are:
- #RoyalWedding (promoted)
- #whatsthepoint (+1)
- #makesmesmile (new)
- William & Kate (+4)
- Strawberry Cheetos (new)
- Sule Bieber (new)
- Carrickfergus (new)
- Buckingham Palace (new)
- Westminster Abbey (new)
- Fearne Cotton (new)
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