Yet included in the proposed changes are hints that Facebook is also preparing to make location-sharing an integral part of its service, something that could further push the boundaries of how much personal information users are, perhaps unwittingly, exposing to the public.
Anil Dash made a great post called “Nobody Has a Million Twitter Followers.” In it, he explains how he got on the Twitter Suggested User List and increased his followers from 18,000 to 300,000 followers. However, the number of retweets and replies didn’t increase—in other words, there wasn’t more action because he had more followers.
The Iranian election was the top news event, Michael Jackson the top person and Harry Potter the top movie. See what else was hot on Twitter during 2009:
Twitter Blog: Top Twitter Trends of 2009