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StatShot: The Mystery of the Lost Tweets

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The problem with tracking the top-Twittered broadcast TV shows is that some programs have rather common names. Case in point: When people Twitter about “Lost” they could be talking about the popular TV show, or how they can’t find their keys.

In compiling this week’s list, Trendrr took this potential confusion into account. Though it separated our references to Lost the show from tweets about lost items, Trendrr wanted to maintain the editorial integrity of the top five list. Ben and the Others from the island should be pleased. There was lots of Lost chatter on Twitter surrounding last week’s season premiere.


Without Lost, the rest of the top five looks pretty much the same.


There were a ton of newcomers on TorrentFreak’s Top 10 Most Pirated Movies on BitTorrent, with the animated movie Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa leading the pack.

TorrentFreak’s Top Downloaded Movies on BitTorrent As of Jan. 25, 2008
Rank Last Week Title
1 Madagascar 2: Escape 2 Africa
2 Australia
3 Zack and Miri Make a Porno
4 Gran Torino
5 Swing Vote
6 1 RocknRolla
7 XIII – The Conspiracy
8 The Reader
9 2 Pride and Glory
10 5 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

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.