13 Jun '11, 9am

Twitter index: more earthquakes shake Christchurch, New Zealand #twitter

Twitterers report that there have been "no fatalities" while the UK Foreign Office (@fcotravel) tweets, "Damage to infrastructure and some injuries reported." Cathay Pacific (@cathaypacific) reveals that "Christchurch airport is temporarily closed due to the earthquake. Pax are advised to chk with airlines before their dep" via its Twitter account. American carrier AT&T is promoting the number one hashtag on Twitter, "#BestDad," in the hope of convincing consumers to purchase a smartphone for their dad on Father's Day. "#smallbutpowerful" is the second most talked about topic on the microblog on the morning of June 13, "#whenihadamyspace" is third and "pengecut," the Indonesian word for "coward," is fifth on the chart. "Congrats Mavs," say Twitterers congratulating the Dallas Mavericks on their first NBA championship win. Microbloggers are also penning 140-character letter...

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