Current Twitter trends: 'Now Playing,' woman who kept Anne Frank's diary dies

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The term "#NowPlaying" continues its run at the top of Twitter's most talked about topics list on the morning of January 12.

Twitter users are spreading the word about the music or movies they are playing right now.

"#sheprobablyahoe," "PleaseExplainWhy" and "imnotsaying" are terms that have risen to popularity on Twitter at 9:30 AM GMT.

Miep Gies, the woman who helped Anne Frank and her family when they were hiding from Nazi occupiers of the Netherlands and who kept her diary safe after they were discovered has passed away at the age of 100.

Twitter users are spreading the news of her death via the microblogging network and using their tweets to applaud Gies's efforts to help Anne Frank and her family.

The top 10 most talked about topics on Twitter on January 12 at 9:30 AM GMT are:

1. #NowPlaying (unchanged)
2. #sheprobablyahoe (new)
3. #PleaseExplainWhy (new)
4. #omgfacts (unchanged)
5. #imnotsaying (new)
6. Shorty Award (+2)
7. Nexus One (new)
8. Miep Gies (new)
9. Anne Frank (new)
10. Goodnight (unchanged)