Shalom Life | July 03, 2015

Jews Top Twitter’s “Hot Topics” for 2011

Twitter releases its year in review list of top-trending topics for 2011.

By: Sarah Bauder

Published: December 6th, 2011 in Culture » Society » News

Jews Top Twitter’s “Hot Topics” for 2011
Year’s end will soon be upon us, and tis’ the season for a plethora of obligatory year-end lists. Twitter is no exception – lest we forget, it is the “Twitterverse”. In the aforementioned social network’s top-trending actors and actresses categories, a number are of the Jewish persuasion.

In the actress category, the late, great Elizabeth Taylor was number one, followed by Mila Kunis in the number two spot. Natalie Portman came in fifth, with other notables including Anne Hathaway (number 3), Jennifer Lopez (number 7), and Emma Watson (number 9).

Of the male thespians, Charlie Sheen topped the list, with Jake Gyllenhaal in 7th position, and the ubiquitous James Franco rounding out the list at number 10. Other actors that made the list included Macaulay Culkin in second place, quondam Mr. Demi Moore a.k.a. Ashton Kutcher in 8th position, and Academy Award winner Colin Firth in 9th place.

In addition to Charlie Sheen topping the actor category, his “tigerblood” catch phrase, which he claimed coursed through his veins during the unfortunate non compos mentis phase, was 2nd in the top hashtags, with Egypt in first place.

To take a gander at Twitter’s “Hot Topics” Year in Review list, visit www.yearinreview.twitter.com/en/hottopics.html.
Amy Winehouse was on the Brink of Making a Third Album Before She Died Amy Winehouse was on the Brink of Making a Third Album Before She Died TrendingIsraeli Artist Draws Obama, Clinton, & Other Politicians as Hipsters Israeli Artist Draws Obama, Clinton, & Other Politicians as Hipsters TrendingWalmart Makes ISIS Cake Walmart Makes ISIS Cake Trending
 

Spock Documentary Acquires Sufficient Funding

July 02, 2015 | By Daina Goldfinger
Spock Documentary Acquires Sufficient Funding

The film has reached funding of $600,000

Read More

North Carolina Man Waves Nazi Flag

July 02, 2015 | By Daina Goldfinger
North Carolina Man Waves Nazi Flag

The male does not see an issue with the swastika-labeled flag

Read More

Google Mistakenly Labels Black People as Gorillas

July 02, 2015 | By Daina Goldfinger
Google Mistakenly Labels Black People as Gorillas

The automatic image labeling service made an offensive mistake

Read More

Amy Winehouse was on the Brink of Making a Third Album Before She Died

July 02, 2015 | By Daina Goldfinger
Amy Winehouse was on the Brink of Making a Third Album Before She Died

The demos that Winehouse had recorded were destroyed by her producer

Read More

Israeli Rehabilitation Program Pairs Prisoners with the Disabled

July 01, 2015 | By Abigail Klein Leichman
Israeli Rehabilitation Program Pairs Prisoners with the Disabled

An award-winning program pairs Israeli prisoners with severely disabled residents of ALEH Negev, benefiting both partners and, ultimately, society

Read More

Israeli Artist Draws Obama, Clinton, & Other Politicians as Hipsters

July 01, 2015 | By Viva Sarah Press
Israeli Artist Draws Obama, Clinton, & Other Politicians as Hipsters

Amit Shimoni is the artist behind HIPSTORY and SHEPSTORY, depicting world leaders as hipsters

Read More

Hapoel Jerusalem Wins First Championship Game, Apparently Thanks to Their New Stadium

July 01, 2015 | By B. Shane Morganstein
Hapoel Jerusalem Wins First Championship Game, Apparently Thanks to Their New Stadium

Team owner credits unlikely championship to building of brand new 10,000 seat arena

Read More

Study: Anti-Semitism is on the Decline in Europe

July 01, 2015 | By B. Shane Morganstein
Study: Anti-Semitism is on the Decline in Europe

A new ADL poll finds anti-Semitism down among general populations, but on the rise among Western European Muslims

Read More

More Headlines