Today’s UK Twitter Trends

Today’s UK Twitter Trends (May 2): Osama bin Laden

The death of the world’s most wanted man has broken all records on Twitter.

Already, the columns are pouring in (out?) about the role Twitter has played in public reaction to the event, just as there were those who pointed to Friday’s royal wedding as the first social media news event.

Today’s UK Twitter Trends (Apr. 29): Kiss Me, Kate

“Never, in the history of Britain, have so many waited for a kiss between so few,” tweeted mikeysnewquest.

Today’s UK Twitter Trends (Apr. 28): The Royal Wedding, Part 2

Because there’s so much anticipation building for tomorrow, and there are just so many people tweeting about the royal wedding, here’s a second installment of today’s UK Twitter Trends.

Today’s UK Twitter Trends (Apr. 28): The Royal Wedding

All things royal are trending twee-mendously today.

Today’s UK Twitter Trends (Apr. 27): Imogen Thomas, Michael Winner

We’re looking at two people who have been trending today on Twitter in the UK – Michael Winner, for a famous phrase he’s said many times, and Imogen Thomas, for a famous name she can’t say at all.

Today’s UK Twitter Trends (Apr. 26): Andrew Marr ‘Embarrassed’ by Super-Injunction

The only law that the peculiar British “super-injunction” seems guaranteed to uphold is the law of unintended consequences.

Today’s UK Twitter Trends (Apr. 25): Footballer Darron Gibson Quits Twitter

Soccer player Darron Gibson trended on Twitter in the UK today in a way he apparently didn’t much care for.

Today’s UK Twitter Trends (Apr. 22): Louise Bagshawe on BBC1

MP Louise Bagshawe is trending on Twitter in the UK today because she’s just appeared on the BBC1 current events game show Have I Got News For You.

Today’s UK Twitter Trends (Apr. 21): Sergio Ramos’ Big Mishap

Poor Sergio Ramos is trending on Twitter in the UK today.

Ramos, a defender for the Real Madrid soccer team, was celebrating his city’s important win over Barcelona – a victory that brought with it the coveted Copa del Rey, or the King’s Cup. The team hadn’t won it in …

Today’s UK Twitter Trends (Apr. 20): Remembering Elisabeth Sladen

Remembrances and condolences for Elisabeth Sladen are trending on Twitter in the UK.