Top Twitter Trends of 2010 Revealed

December 14, 2010

4:40 am

With 25 billion Tweets sent in 2010 over Twitter, they released a report today showing some of the latest trends. In analyzing all those Tweets they identified 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.

Top 10 Twitter Trends of 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

We thought we would share the Top Technology Trends of 2010 as well:

  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

Finally, the Top Hashtags of 2010 were as follows:

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

We thought it was interesting that #thankful was one of the hottest hashtags, so if you are into gratitude you might want to hook your Twitter account up to thankfulfor.com.

To find out the rest of the Twitter trends of 2010, check out the full report.

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Frank Gruber is the cofounder, CEO and Executive Editor of Tech.Co (formerly Tech Cocktail). He is the author of the book, Startup Mixology, Tech Cocktail’s Guide to Building, Growing, and Celebrating Startup Success. He is also a startup advisor and investor to startups. Find Frank Gruber online and follow him on Twitter at @FrankGruber.

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