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Around the World in 6 Twitter Trends – March 2014

Posted by Sarah Holt

Tweetaroundtheworld

Got twitter block? Get the 140-character juices flowing again by finding out what the rest of the world is tweeting about…

#marchmadness

It’ll come as no surprise that #marchmadness is all over the American twittershpere. But it may interest you to find out that San Diego, St Louis and Memphis locals are tweeting the loudest.

#saurez

European tweeters are all pretty sombre this week. The hashtags that are trending over this continent include #suarez, concerning the death of Spain’s first democratically elected primeminister.

#draktraverse

In football-mad Africa, the names Ronaldo and Messi are trending. But in the south of the country, #draktraverse is getting its fair share of attention. These tweets relate to Red Bull’s latest extreme sports challenge – classed as the mother of all berg hikes.

#favouritelinesfromasong

This character-consuming hashtag is trending over Asia this week. And we can see why – it’s one to start a watercooler conversation with!

#qanda

The Aussies have got high-brow this week. #qanda refers to a national panel show in which high-profile guests discuss politics and current affairs.

#selfie

Further evidence that the world has gone selfie mad.

 

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About Sarah Holt

Sarah Holt is a journalist and author. Her work has been published in the Guardian and The Observer, among other places. After hours, she’s a bookworm, a chocoholic, and a serial bubble bath taker. She’s addicted to travelling and spas. Her philosophy for life is live and let live. You can tweet her at @sarahholt01 or find her on Google+.

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