Saturday, April 16, 2011

Top Twitter Trends This Week: 4/8 – 4/14

Top Twitter Trends This Week: 4/8 – 4/14 - Via Mashable 

#1 Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber fans from around the world are tweeting encouragement after Bieber complained about being harassed by paparazzis while in Israel. Also, fans in Latin America want his film to be released there.

#2 Rihanna / Britney Spears
Rihanna and Britney Spears have done a duet for a new remix of Rihanna’s "S&M." Fans of both artists are enthusiastic about the collaboration.

#3 Dream Concert
People are naming their ultimate artist combos for the perfect concert.

#4 Soccer/Football
Soccer fans were talking about Stan Kroenke, owner of the Denver Nuggets and the Colorado Avalanche, who is set to takeover Arsenal F.C. after agreeing to buy key shares in the club. It has also been revealed that fan favorite Gary Neville, will play one last game for Manchester United.

#5 Masters Tournament
The Masters golf tournament from Augusta National Golf Club took place between April 8 and 11. Golfers receiving a lot of attention are Charl Schwartzel, Adam Scott and Rory McIlroy.

#6 Happy Endings
A new ABC comedy TV show starring Elisha Cuthbert debuted. But once this trended, people shared other "happy endings" they experienced or knew about.

#7 WWE
Adam "Edge" Copeland, whose career spanned 13 years with 11 World Championship reigns, announced his retirement due to an injury. The WWE’s next "Extreme Rules" is happening May 1. People are talking about possible matches.

#8 MLB
Player Manny Ramirez has announed his retirement, according to a statement released by Major League Baseball. Fans were upset with Bob Davidson who made a bad call against the Toronto Blue Jays in the game against the Los Angeles Angels on April 9, 2011, costing the Blue Jays the game. A Dodgers-Padres game lasted beyond 1 a.m. PT due to a rain delay.

#9 NBA
The Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant tweeted "God DAMN Derrick Rose" and it got a lot of retweets. The Sacramento Kings just closed out their season with an overtime loss against the Lakers. This week, the NBA will decide if the Kings will move to Anaheim next season.

#10 My Chemical Romance
The fanbase of the American rock band My Chemical Romance celebrated the birthday of band member Gerard Way.

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