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Results from The Twitter Blog for: November 2013

Give #Thanks

Each year at this time, as Twitter timelines fill up with recipes, photos of groaning tables and reports of travel slowdowns, people also tend to express gratitude. And it turns out this doesn’t only happen in November: this year to date, the word “thankful” has appeared in Tweets more than 21 million times. The top three items garnering thanks in Tweets? Perhaps unsurprisingly, they are elemental:

1. friends2. life3. family


Tweet #BritneyonET

It’s a Britney Blowout on Twitter this week, as @BritneySpears gears up for the December 3 release of her latest album, #BritneyJean. To get excited for the release, Britney will join with Entertainment Tonight this evening at 7 p.m. (ET) to answer fan questions live on Twitter.


Who should be @TIME’s Person of the Year?


Each year, TIME selects one person who has most affected the news of our lives in the past year. Since the magazine’s first selection of Charles Lindbergh as 1927’s Man of the Year, this special issue has become an annual tradition.

This year, in the weeks leading up to the Person of the Year announcement, Twitter and TIME are teaming up to spark a global conversation around who you think should be chosen.


2013 #AMAs

music, TV, and Vine

There’s no time like showtime, and Sunday’s American Music Awards (AMAs) will be packed with live performances from the hottest acts.

Like Twitter, the AMAs embody an eclectic range of music genres and communities. This year’s awards categories mirror some of the most-followed music genres on Twitter: pop, hip-hop and R&B, rock, country. As musical stars make their way to the heart of downtown L.A. on Sunday, you can follow all of the pre-show buzz on Twitter.


The #LatinGRAMMY Awards

Spice up your night and don’t miss the 14th annual Latin Grammy Awards, airing tonight on Univision at 8pm ET/PT. Be a part of Latin music’s biggest night and make your voice heard on Twitter.

As stars from across the Americas arrive at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, here’s how to celebrate on Twitter:


Commemorating #JFK50


Twitter is already a companion for live experiences, bringing people closer to the moments and events that matter to them. Now media outlets are using Twitter to take people back in time to a moment that changed the course of history.

To mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, you may see a steady stream on Twitter recounting historical moments starting today through Nov, 25, which was the date of Kennedy’s funeral. Here are the Twitter accounts to follow to go back in time:


New ways to search on Twitter

We’re updating our iOS and Android apps to make it easier to discover what’s happening on Twitter.

New filters in search help you quickly find exactly the Tweets and people you’re looking for. And now you have the option to view all Tweets –– simply toggle between top Tweets and all Tweets at the top of your search results.


A Scandal-ous night on Twitter

The cast and crew of Scandal live-tweet each week’s episode, sharing behind-the-scenes photos, answering questions from fans, and more.


Tweet to "save" artists on NBC's The Voice

Breathe easy, Voice fans, because now you have the power to save your favorite artists from elimination — instantly — in 140 characters or less.


Live-tweeting the CMAs with PEOPLE Magazine

The Country Music Awards (@CountryMusic) take place tonight, and your Twitter timeline will be lighting up like never before with photos and videos from country music’s biggest night. If you follow PEOPLE (@Peoplemag), you’ll practically be backstage, right alongside the industry’s biggest artists, from longtime legends to the hottest up-and-comers.