Current Twitter trends: Jim Joyce, Joran, Ken Griffey, Perfect Game

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The most talked about topic on Twitter on the morning of June 3 is the prompt"#alliwannaknowis."

The inquisitive meme"#alliwannaknowis,"  is followed by tweets expressing their authors' dislike of other people's actions with the term "#idontappreciate." The prompt "#idontappreciate" remains in second place for the second day in a row.

The name of major league baseball umpire Jim Joyce is trending after he made a controversial call that robbed Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga of a perfect game. "Perfect Game" is in sixth place whist ""Galarraga" ranks in seventh place..

The name of former Major League Baseball outfielder, "Ken Griffey" Jr., has also become a trending topic on Twitter this morning. Griffey announced his retirement on June 2, sending his name into fifth place on the Twitter charts.

"Joran", short for the name of alleged Dutch murderer, Joran van der Sloot is in fourth place, while "Sloot" is trending in ninth place.

"Oil Spill" moves down the charts one point over night as microbloggers retweet (often satirical) posts about the oil spill. This morning's favorite oil spill-related tweet is: "Oil spill update: Bad news for Florida's beaches. Umpire Jim Joyce just declared them safe."

In tenth place is "Cumbria," a county situated in the northwest of England. People on Twitter are talking about Cumbria after a taxi driver by the name of Derrick Bird shot and killed 12 people there before turning the gun on himself.

The top 10 most talked about topics on Twitter on June 3 at 9:30 AM GMT are:

1. #alliwannaknowis (new)
2. #idontappreciate (unchanged)
3. Jim Joyce (new)
4. Joran (new)
5. Ken Griffey (new)
6. Perfect Game (new)
7. Galarraga (new)
8. Oil Spill (-1)
9. Sloot (new)
10. Cumbria (new)

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