In Twitter-land, trending means ‘popularity’ – the most used phrases/words that are being used
You can take part in and invent your own hash tags to try and make things trend
You can also view the current trends on your sign in page
You can set the trending list by region to see what’s most popular in certain areas – London, UK, Worldwide!
N.B: Worldwide will normally consist of one or both of these, ‘Jonas’ or ‘Bieber’, and we thought the average age of Twitter users was 39…..!
Links – make ‘em short! Seen something really interesting on another website that 140 characters just won’t cover? Shorten the web address to fit it in. There are lots of websites that will shorten web addresses, but a good one is bit.ly