The Trending topics you're used to seeing on Twitter are organized by place—a city, a region, or worldwide. But now the company is making them a little more specific, with Tailored Trends.
This is how it goes on Twitter. Somebody tweets a hashtag that other people vehemently disagree with, and those people chime in to talk about how stupid it is, accelerating that hashtag—and its message—up Twitter's trending topics. Today's example? Obamacare.
Nerd Facebook Google+ has added another collection of decent features to its web interface, now showing "What's Hot" on the network and building "Ripples" infographics to show how posts have been shared with other users.
Well, this bodes poorly. Ahead of "Apple," "Steve Jobs" and "Apple's iPad" on Twitter's worldwide trending topics rankings sits iTampon. Well done, internet! You've just made some marketing executive very sad and/or fired.