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Twitter Users Aren’t An Elite – Look At The Crap That Trends Every Day #Rapture

by | 20th, May 2011

SOMETIMES people on Twitter accuse other people on Twitter of being elitist media whores prattling to each other about press releases with their HootSuites up their own echo chambers. Or something.

But it ain’t so.

There are lots of common-or-garden crazies on there too.

It’s all in the trending topics. Perennial favourites along the lines of #youknowyoureblackwhen are usually laden with sexual or racial prejudice and reliably top the trend charts when Justin Bieber is keeping quiet, see also #stuffwhitegirlsdo, #3wordsaftersex- you know what we mean.

One trending topic that will be worth keeping an eye on though is the #rapture one that heralds the end of the world as promised for May 21st. Dramatic live events are always great on Twitter so watching the end of the world unfolding through tweet streams should be a real corker…



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