Twitter Trends for the Week ending November 12th, 2010

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Rank Points Intensity Category Topic Description Subtrends
1 5991 Meme #ConfessionTime Users are confessing something someone has done or is doing.  
2 4521 Entertainment Jonas Brothers A "war" erupted with fans of both the Jonas Brothers and Justin Bieber each claiming they were more "likeable." In other news, people are celebrated Paul Kevin Jonas II's 23rd birthday. Jonas fans, #Happy23rdBdayKevinJ, #favoritejbmoment, BrazilThanksJonas, JonasinBrazil2011
3 4017 Gaming Call of Duty (Game) The latest edition of the popular first-person shooter series, titled Call of Duty: Black Ops released this week. COD Black, #BlackOps
4 3847 Meme #icantlivewithout People are posting items that they can't live without.  
5 3240 Meme #ThingsThatPissMeOff People are tweeting what just sets them off.  
6 3132 Meme #WhatDoWomenWant Male (and some female) Twitter users are asking their followers the question "What do women want?" and are using the answers their followers give them for real-world advice.  
7 3114 Meme #ThingsBlackGirlsDo An hashtag trying to explain trends and actions that only African-American females do.  
8 2799 Meme Super Junior Super Junior celebrate their 5 anniversary today. #5yearswithsuju, BANGSIN
9 2678 Sports Soccer/Football First-round groups were announced this week in the Copa América South American football championship to be held in Argentina in 2011. Also trending: Owen Hargreaves, a Manchester United player, came back this week, but limped off after only 6 minutes of play and has been sidelined with a hamstring injury. Copa América, Hargreaves, Didier Drogba, Ceuta, Joey Barton, Barça-Madrid, Wilkins, Frank Lampard, #ajaado, Milton Leite, Granero, Molde, Cesena, Leoz, Gaal, Nolito, Southport, Gladbach, Blankemeijer, Ebanks-Blake, Ituiutaba, Persie, Brescia, Carrol, Manchester Derby, Gyan, Koscielny, Ilsinho, Femenil, Flamini, Ngog, Balotelli, Pedrito, Verhoek, Bernabeu, Heracles, Simek
10 2482 Entertainment MTV European Music Awards The MTV Europe Music Awards, hosted by Eva Longoria Parker, were broadcast live from Madrid Spain. Bands Tokio Hotel, and Thirty Seconds to Mars both won awards. #30secondstomars, #EMA, Europe Music, MTV Europe, #mtvema, #emaaskbieber, Europe Music Awards, World Stage, Thirty Seconds, Pretty Reckless, Global Icon, Push Act
11 2383 Charity or Cause Teleton (TV Show) Brazilian station SBT aired a show (with a lot of artists) to raise funds to AACD, a charity foundation that treats children with physical defficiencies. #Teleton, AACD, Hipercard, Portiolli
12 2374 Entertainment Justin Bieber Justin Bieber claimed 6 million "Beliebers." Lady Gaga remains unimpressed. #6millionbeliebers, #WorldLovesBiebs, LatinAmericaBiebs, GOT BIEBER
13 2288 Meme #AwwHellNo Every week, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon plays the "hashtag game," where people tweet responses to a question and add a specified hashtag. One favorite response from @hamburgrhelpstr: "playing tetris and then out comes one of those l-shaped bitches, I was like #awwhellno"  
14 1968 Politics Keith Olbermann Keith Olbermann, host of Countdown on MSNBC, has been suspended indefinitely without pay for donating money to political campaigns this past election. Keith Olbermann, Phil Griffin, Indefinitely
15 1955 Meme #WeCantBeFriends People are tweeting reasons why you might not be able to be friends with them.  
16 1899 Entertainment CMA Awards (TV Show) The 44th Annual Country Music Awards were held this week in Nashville, TN. Brad Paisley won Entertainer of the Year and 27-year-old Miranda Lambert won best female vocalist, album of the year for her album “Revolution,” and won in the video category for “The House That Built Me.” cma awards, Miranda Lambert, #cmas, Loretta Lynn, CMAs, Blake Shelton, Sugarland, Zac Brown, Aldean, Keith Urban, Chesney, Male Vocalist, Female Vocalist, Vince Gill
17 1847 Sports NFL Top topics: Jason Garrett was named interim head coach of the Dallas Cowboys, and people discussed Chad Pennington as the new starting QB for the Miami Dolphins. Jason Garrett, Pennington, Jerry Rice, Austin Collie, Clay Matthews, Tim Tebow, Mike Vick, Arian Foster, Welker, Peyton Hillis, Hines Ward, Jacoby Ford, Wade Philips, Mike Wallace, RAIDERS WIN, Ndamukong Suh, OchoCinco, NFL Countdown, Calvin Johnson, Terrell Owens, Percy Harvin, Collinsworth, Polamalu, Randle, Chad Henne, Jim Brown, Gus Johnson, Jason Campbell, Gruden
18 1786 Holiday or Date Guy Fawkes Day Guy Fawkes tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament in UK and it's celebrated in UK on Bonfire Night, November 5th.  
19 1777 Meme #BoringMovies People are rewording movie titles to make them sound like boring movies.  
20 1689 Entertainment Conan (TV Show) Conan O'Brien returned to the airwaves this week with his new show on TBS titled simply "Conan." Tom Hanks and Jack White were popular guests. #Teamcoco, Jack White, Hanks, #conanreturns, Soundgarden, Watching Conan, Rogen, Seth Rogan
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