Trending Twitter Topics: Top 10

The madenss continues this week on Twitter and we have a selection of different trends in our chart of topics. We have a host of events and celebrities in the chart this week to keep you entertained and will go through Twitter’s hottest topics with you courtesy of Mashable.

This week’s number 1 goes to the Egyptian Protests which is causing a massive stir around the world and all over the internet. Over the past week there have been massive protests in Cairo, which has lead to citizens calling for the head of their president Hosni Mubarak. The runner up this week is a regular trend which happens to be Soccer/Football. The British January transfer window closed on 11pm on the 31st and attracted a huge amount of attention with some shocking and big money moves.

Fernando Torres left Liverpool and moved to Chelsea in a £50 million switch, with the Blues also buying David Luiz from Benfica for £21 million plus Nemanja Matic. Liverpool shocked the world by purchasing the Newcastle striker Andy Carroll for £35 million, as well as completing the signing of Luis Suarez from Ajax for £23 million. Over £200 miilion was spent in the window which was a record for that transfer period. You can find the full list of transfers by visiting the Premier League website.

Britney Spears has charted at number 3 this week after announcing her new album “Femme Fatale” and the release of her single “hold it against me”. The German Band, Tokio Hotel has landed the number 4 spot with masses of their fans tweeting their support for the group. In at 5 is Cyclone Yasi, a huge tropical storm which has hit the North Coast of Queensland, Australia and caused chaos.

The Korean Boy band Super Junior has charted at 6 this week, with the group exciting fans after speculating about their 5th album which will be released this year. The Screen Actors Guild awards (SAG) took place on January 30th, with an actress being live tweeted during the event: @Angie_Harmon. We have some sad news now at number 8, because of the tragic passing of John Barry, who was best known for being the composer for the music in the James Bond films. Barry sadly died aged 77 from a heart attack.

The CAVIM Explosion is in at 9, with one death and 3 injuries occuring from the blast which caused 6,500 families to be evacuated from their homes. And last but not least at 10 is Chinese New Year, which recently occured and is being celecrated throughout Asia. Tweeters sent their congratulations and personal messages to each other during the event. If you missed last week’s trends chart then you can find it by following the link. Leave us your thoughts on this week’s trends and if you were surprised at where they charted.