By Melony Roy

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Billboard Twitter real-time charts are now live

billboard twitter chart flashboxi Social Media Today: Billboard Twitter Charts, #YesAllWomen, Zuckerberg Court Date

Billboard and Twitter have officially launched the Billboard Twitter Real-Time Charts, an up-to-the-minute ranking of the most shared songs in the U.S.

Song shares will be tracked in various ways like the use of links to music platforms such as Spotify and iTunes, specific hashtags (#nowplaying or #np ) and terms associated with music (music,” “song,” “track,” “listen”) in tweets.



In the wake of the Santa Barbra shooting rampage, Twitter users have begun sharing their experiences of fear, harassment and sexual assault under the hashtag #YesAllWomen.

According to, #YesAllWomen has been attached to over 1.2 million tweets.


Facebook CEO has a court date… in Iran

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. (credit: KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. (credit: KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

According to the Associated Press, Mark Zuckerberg has been ordered to appear in court over claims that Facebook-owned apps Instagram and WhatsApp are violating the privacy of Iran’s citizens.

The judge has also ordered the blocking of the two apps.


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