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Filibuster to the Top of the Twitter Trending List

In the wake of speculation over why #wikileaks hadn’t become a trending topic after all of the discussion surrounding the organization and its supporters, Twitter went on its blog to explain what it considers a trend and how to get to the top of the trending list.

“Put another way, Twitter favors novelty over popularity,” the post says.

Mediaite gathers reaction from a couple of outlets.

And what’s on top of the trending list at now? Bernie Sanders and his filibuster.

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