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Twitter’s Top Topics and Hashtags of 2011 Twitter’s Top Topics and Hashtags of 2011
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So far, we’ve looked at the top searches on Bing, Yahoo, AOL and Ask for the year 2011. Twitter has now revealed its list of top topics and hashtags for the year. “Among other things, we saw history unfold in …

Lindsay Lohan To Get Naked For Playboy, Spawns Fun Twitter Hashtag Lindsay Lohan To Get Naked For Playboy, Spawns Fun Twitter Hashtag

The Lindsay Lohan situation takes another interesting turn, this time away from the courthouse and into the penthouse, if you will. TMZ is reporting that Lohan is in the process of shooting photos for Playboy magazine, the culmination of a …

Google+ Gets Real-Time Search, Improved Hashtag Support Google+ Gets Real-Time Search, Improved Hashtag Support
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It seems like just yesterday when we were talking about how Topsy was doing Google+ search better than Google, as the company announced realtime (and other) Google+ search results. As a matter of fact, it was yesterday. Now, Google has …

Jerry Meals’ Braves/Pirates Call Controversy Spawns Amazing Twitter Trend Jerry Meals’ Braves/Pirates Call Controversy Spawns Amazing Twitter Trend
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We all know that officiating error is a part of most popular sports. Whether it is a poor strike three call on the outside corner, a referee missing an obvious traveling violation or a back judge calling a ridiculous offsides, …

Which TV Shows are the Most Social? Which TV Shows are the Most Social?
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The relationship between social media and television has begun to intensify, and why not? The two seem like a match made in heaven. What could possibly provide a better outlet for discussing your favorite TV shows and connecting with not …

Twitter Promotes Mother’s Day Twitter Promotes Mother’s Day
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Mother’s Day is this Sunday, April 8th. Twitter is promoting an interesting gift you can give her – the gift of social media. From the Twitter blog: When you’re hanging with your mom this Mother’s Day, try teaching her a …

TV Loves Twitter TV Loves Twitter
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While this is not anything surprising or groundbreaking, the television medium is ate up with the idea of using Twitter to establish some kind of audience interaction. Again, this evolution has been fairly obvious, but the concept hit one of …

Star Wars Day on Twitter, It Is Star Wars Day on Twitter, It Is

Actually, Star Wars Day extends well beyond Twitter, but considering the “micro-blogging” site is the utility of choice when it comes to online communication, and the trending topics are a great barometer for what’s popular in the world at this …

Twitter, Stephen Colbert and Jon Kyl Twitter, Stephen Colbert and Jon Kyl
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Quite often the world of politics and comedy crash together and yield great results.  Both Bill Clinton and his indiscretions and George W. Bush and his inability to pronounce became classic fodder for anyone looking to generate laughs.  With technology …

New Features Added for Seesmic Web
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One of the more popular Twitter web apps, Seesmic Web, allows you to process your Twitter messages in an "email-like interface"… essentially it’s a desktop app for your browser, minus a few bells and whistles. Recently though, they’ve added a few extra bells, they are as follows:

Hashtags Now Linking in Twitter
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Twitter has started linking hashtags in tweets to Twitter searches. A few other Twitterers have started to notice as well:
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The move makes sense, considering that the hashtag phenomenon has reach tremendous popularity. They often appear in the trending topics.

Wonder What Percentage of Tweets are Retweets?
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HubSpot is the latest organization to release a study on Twitter usage, and shockingly manages to give us some insight that we have not really seen yet this week.