Some trending topics are subject-based while not centered around the use of a hashtag, such as "Tom Selleck." Other trending topics are centered around a specific hashtag like "#dgaf"
There's really no difference (apart from how they spread), they represent search terms either way. Taylor On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 7:25 AM, codecowboy <lukemst...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi, > > I'm doing a search for the current trends using > http://api.twitter.com/version/trends/current.format > > Whats the difference between a trending topic and a hashtag? Does > twitter generate its own list of trends which aren't necessarily > associated with a hashtag? > > thanks, > > -- > Twitter developer documentation and resources: http://dev.twitter.com/doc > API updates via Twitter: http://twitter.com/twitterapi > Issues/Enhancements Tracker: > http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/list > Change your membership to this group: > http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk > -- Twitter developer documentation and resources: http://dev.twitter.com/doc API updates via Twitter: http://twitter.com/twitterapi Issues/Enhancements Tracker: http://code.google.com/p/twitter-api/issues/list Change your membership to this group: http://groups.google.com/group/twitter-development-talk