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StatShot: Heroes Tops Twitter

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We’re adding a new data point to the StatShot this week. Trendrr will be providing a weekly snapshot of the most Twittered broadcast TV shows.

Trendrr is an online service that tracks and graphs consumption trends across social networks, blogs, torrents, Amazon, Craigslist, Twitter, Google News and dozens of video sites. Trendrr is a white list partner with Twitter, which gives the company access to the full public timeline via an open API.

Heroes had the most Tweets Dec. 4 – 10 (perhaps because everyone in the audience is prescribing ways to fix the ailing show). CSI and 30 Rock enjoyed nice bumps on the day after their broadcast, while Gossip Girl shot up above all but Heroes after its broadcast night.


Over at TorrentFreak’s list of Most BitTorrented Movies, Resident Evil: Degeneration was No. 1 with a bullet. The CG film inspired by the video game won’t even be shown in U.S. theaters, but it has racked up more than a million downloads. New is the name of the game on the list this week as Degeneration was joined by fellow first-timers Open Season 2, Wild Child and Eagle Eye.

TorrentFreak’s Top Downloaded Movies on BitTorrent As of Nov. Dec. 07, 2008
Rank Last Week Title
1 n/a Resident Evil: Degeneration
2 n/a Open Season 2
3 1 The Dark Knight
4 3 Pineapple Express
5 n/a Wild Child
6 2 Tropic Thunder
7 n/a Eagle Eye
8 4 Zack and Miri Make a Porno
9 5 Quantum of Solace
10 7 Max Payne

TorrentFreak data is based on http downloads of .torrent files from various BitTorrent sites. The data is collected by TorrentFreak and is for informational and educational reference only. Currently both DVDrips, DVD Screeners and R5 rips are counted. The “back” designation means that the title was in the list before and has reappeared, possibly in a new format.

4 Responses to “StatShot: Heroes Tops Twitter”

  1. Regardless of audience (re above comment) Twitter in small numbers makes noise. it took a few hundred tweets to land Motrin buzz in the WSJ.

    Live monitoring of the real time web is just starting
    where you fail to see value is others market place

  2. please tell me that the graph for trendrr is in 000s. otherwise, whats the real value?

    i could get just as much (if not more) valuable info by sitting at starbucks and listening in on people’s conversations. at least then i could also get demographics.

  3. I would have to agree and go with the reason Heroes is gettting “tweeted” about the most, is because of the show is heading in a downward spiral. There are so many things wrong with, and that’s why people are “tweeting” back and forth on it.