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Posts Tagged ‘Trending Topic’

Twitter Expands Into India With Five New Trending Topic Locations

Twitter is taking a keen interest in the 1.1 billion potential tweeters living in India. The company has recently expanded its local trending topic city list to include five additional Indian cities, shortly after making available in Hindi.
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What Does #40Dollars Mean To You? The White House Wants To Know

The White House is once again turning to Twitter to champion a cause and shame their political rivals. They’ve asked Twitter users what #40dollars means to them, in response to the House Republicans rejecting a Senate compromise to extend a payroll tax cut earlier this week. And within hours, #40dollars became a trending topic.
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How To Find Out The Meaning Of Every Trending Topic On Twitter

Twitter’s Trending Topics are the most-talked about things happening on twitter right now, and they’re a great way for you to tap into the buzz in the Twitterverse. However, it’s not always possible to figure out what a Trending Topic actually is, even after you’ve clicked on it (after all, how many times have you seen a trending topic filled with “Why is #thistrendingtopic trending??” tweets?). We’ve got the best resource for you to discover the meaning behind every trend that hits Twitter’s front page, so you can chime in and shed some light on these trends for your fellow tweeters.

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HOWTO: Use Trending Topics To Get More Twitter Followers

You might love browsing the funny, bizarre and informative tweets that pop up when you click on Twitter’s trending topic list, but did you know you can harness the power of these trends to gain new follower?
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Mention Spam, DM Phishers And Trending Topic Snatchers: The Villains Of Twitter [INFOGRAPHIC]

Have you run into any odd behavior on Twitter lately? New software from Bitdefender, Safego, will root out spammers and scammers who might be targeting your tweets. But until the software is ready to download, here’s an infographic that highlights the worst type of Twitter dangers out there, so you can learn to defend yourself.
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#OccupyWallSt, #OWS or #Occupy? Over 100K Different Hashtags Used In Occupy Protests

Twitter has announced that the Occupy Wall Street protesters have created over 100,000 different hashtags related to the cause.
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Would You Get A Tattoo Of A Trending Topic On Your Arm?

Alright, forget the Twitter dress. People are actually getting tattooed with Twitter’s trending topics! Yep, that’s right. Real, permanent, ink-and-needles type tattoos. It’s for a good cause though… if that’s any consolation for having a trending topic tattooed on your arm for all of eternity.
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Lesson To Marketers: Learn Your Hashtags, Or Suffer Embarrassment

Hashtags are an integral part of Twitter. They organize content, indicate topic, connect tweets and create conversation.

However, as one brand discovered yesterday, hashtags can also be a major source of embarrassment if you don’t check up on what they’re being used for first.
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Ghost of Twitter Trends Past: The McRib Returns

It’s the nature of the McRib to disappear and make a comeback – over, and over again. McDonald’s has found a a goldmine in its marketing of the McRib, as the sandwich is included on the menu for a “limited time”, taken off, and reintroduced with loud fanfare a few months or years later. And it looks like the McRib is emulating this real-world characteristic on Twitter, by flitting on and off the trending topics list as people wave in and out of discussing just how scrumptious (or disgusting) the sandwich itself is.
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Twitter Navel Gazers Taking Over Trending Topics

Have you ever noticed that Twitter can be a little… self-absorbed at times? It seems like in the past year or so, trending topics has been slowly taken over by navel gazers – people commenting on a trending topic being a trending topic.
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