Top 2010 Trends on Twitter: Twitter 2010: Year in Review

Twitter Trends are a window into what the world is talking about. In this edition of #Hindsight2010, Twitter offer a list of the biggest Trends of the year."An astounding 25 billion Tweets were sent in 2010. We analyzed all those Tweets to identify the year's Top 10 Trends, as well as the leading Trends in […]

Twitter Trends are a window into what the world is talking about. In this edition of #Hindsight2010, Twitter offer a list of the biggest Trends of the year.

"An astounding 25 billion Tweets were sent in 2010. We analyzed all those Tweets to identify the year's Top 10 Trends, as well as the leading Trends in eight categories: News Events, People, Movies, Television, Technology, World Cup, Sports and Hashtags. Each Trend in the Top 10 list includes multiple related terms, to give the most accurate view of the topics that people cared about most in 2010," Twitter said.

Overall Top 10 Twitter Trends 2010:

  1. Gulf Oil Spill
  2. FIFA World Cup
  3. Inception
  4. Haiti Earthquake
  5. Vuvuzela
  6. Apple iPad
  7. Google Android
  8. Justin Bieber
  9. Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows
  10. Pulpo Paul

News Events

  1. Gulf Oil Spill
  2. Haiti Earthquake
  3. Pakistan Floods
  4. Koreas Conflict
  5. Chilean Miners Rescue
  6. Chavez Tas Ponchao
  7. Wikileaks Cablegate
  8. Hurricane Earl
  9. Prince Williams Engagement
  10. World Aids Day

People

  1. Justin Bieber
  2. Dilma Rouseff
  3. Lady Gaga
  4. Julian Assange
  5. Mel Gibson
  6. Lil Kim
  7. Zilda Arns
  8. Kate Middleton
  9. Kim Hee Chul
  10. Joannie Rochette

Movies

    Inception
  1. Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows
  2. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
  3. Despicable Me
  4. Karate Kid
  5. The Last Airbender
  6. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
  7. The Expendables
  8. The Chronicles of Narnia
  9. Paranormal Activity 2

Television

  1. MTV Music Video Awards
  2. Pretty Little Liars
  3. True Blood
  4. Walking Dead
  5. Grammy Awards
  6. Glee
  7. Family Guy
  8. CSI
  9. MTV Movie Awards
  10. American Music Awards

Technology

  1. Apple iPad
  2. Google Android
  3. Apple iOS
  4. Apple iPhone
  5. Call of Duty Black Ops
  6. New Twitter
  7. HTC
  8. RockMelt
  9. MacBook Air
  10. Google Instant

World Cup

  1. FIFA World Cup
  2. Vuvuzela
  3. Pulpo Paul
  4. Dunga
  5. Diego Maradona
  6. Cristiano Ronaldo
  7. Cala Boca Galvao
  8. Lionel Messi
  9. Oranje
  10. Felipe Melo

Sports

  1. Lebron James
  2. Wimbledon
  3. Manchester United
  4. Brock Lesnar
  5. Celtics
  6. Brett Favre
  7. Tony Parker
  8. Antonio Margarito
  9. Blake Griffin
  10. Mike Vick

Hashtags

  1. #rememberwhen
  2. #slapyourself
  3. #confessiontime
  4. #thingsimiss
  5. #ohjustlikeme
  6. #wheniwaslittle
  7. #haveuever
  8. #icantlivewithout
  9. #thankful
  10. #2010disappointments

Reference: Twitter 2010: Year in Review

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