Gulf Oil Spill Tops 2010 #Twitter Trends

From serious life-changing events such as the Gulf oil spill and the earthquake in Haiti, to entertainment icons like Justin Bieber and Harry Potter, Twitter has become an indicator of what’s hot in today’s world.

In 2010, people sent 25 billion tweets, according to Twitter. The company analyzed the tweets to identify the top 10 overall trends, as well as the leading trends in news events, people, movies, television, technology, sports, and hashtags.

via Gulf Oil Spill Tops 2010 Twitter Trends — Twitter — InformationWeek.