Why are they trending? #Lab12, Christmas, Facebook

What's trending and why? 3 October 2012

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The Labour Party Annual Conference, which began on Sunday, is in full swing. According to Twitter reports, the Manchester venue has a nail bar.

Today at the conference, after mentioning he attended a London comprehensive for the 8 or 9 millionth time, Ed Miliband denied he was trying to play the class card.

Gaby Hinsliff tweets: "Poor big society. Nobody cares enough to steal it. "


There are still 82 days, 13 hours and about 30 minutes to go until Christmas, but Twitter, always ahead of the curve, is chirping about it now.


Facebook is busy. After Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg held talks with the Russian prime minister, Dmitry Medvedev, yesterday, Facebook updated its Pages Manager app for iOS today. What will tomorrow bring fro the social networking site?