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StatShot: Fallon Tweets and Twilight Bites into BitTorrent

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Jimmy Fallon’s talk show debut helped him get a nice social media spike last week, as Trendrr reports that there were nearly 6,000 tweets about the show — though with more than 250,000 people following the late night noob, you would think more people would buzz about it. After the spike, Fallon Twitter traffic dropped off a cliff. We’ll see if his attempts to bring on web superstars like Engadget or the March 11 appearance by DiggNation‘s Kevin Rose and Alex Albrecht (no relation) will pay off for him next week.


Lost** only added 514 posts over last week, but is still king of the jungle. The jungle located on a mysterious island.


Teenage girls evidently know about BitTorrent, as Twilight‘s vampire tale shot to the top of TorrentFreak’s list of the Most Pirated Movies on BitTorrent. Other newcomers were Bolt, Gran Torino and The Reader.

TorrentFreak’s Most Pirated Movies on BitTorrent As of March 8, 2009
Rank Last Week Title
1 Twilight
2 3 Role Models
3 1 Slumdog Millionaire
4 2 Valkyrie
5 Bolt
6 Gran Torino
7 6 Australia
8 4 Transporter 3
9 The Reader
10 7 The Day the Earth Stood Still

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.

** Lost gets separated out because the word “lost” is rather common. Trendrr believes it has stripped out the references to keys and wallets, but we still give the Oceanic Six & Co. their own graph just to be safe.