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Twitter trending topics

An anatomy of hashtag meme relevance over time.

 

Key points:the meta-summit, the hump of irrelevance.

 

(based on observation)

 

(By the way, I'm @megpickard on Twitter. I've been studying and writing about the anthropology of internet interaction since the mid-90s, I've been blogging since 2000 and when I made this graph I was looking after social media development for The Guardian. Now I'm a consultant.)

 

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Taken on May 15, 2009