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Elizabeth Taylor, Wayne Rooney and Charlie Sheen top Twitter trends lists for 2011

With just over three weeks of the year left, Twitter has announced its top trends for 2011, which includes Elizabeth Taylor, Charlie Sheen Wayne Rooney.

The social networking site has released its top five trending topics across a number of sectors, with Thor coming top of the movies list, Rebecca Black and her debut single ‘Friday’ topping the music list and Elizabeth Taylor, who died this year, heading up the actress list.

Elsewhere, Charlie Sheen was the most discussed actor on Twitter this year, while Wayne Rooney was most tweeted about footballer, with Ryan Giggs nowhere to be found on the list surprisingly.

The full list of the top trends can be viewed here.

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Stephen Lepitak

Stephen Lepitak is editor of The Drum, with responsibility for overseeing the day-to-day running of the content produced for the various platforms run by the publication. Over the years he has interviewed agency network bosses such as Sir Martin Sorrell, Maurice Lévy and Arthur Sadoun, as well as Cindy Gallop, Kim Kardashian, film directors James Cameron, Spike Jonze and producers Harvey Weinstein and Lord David Puttnam. With a keen interest in media and breaking news, Lepitak has been with The Drum since 2005 and is based across its UK, US and Asia operations.

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