India election results top trend on Twitter worldwide

NEW DELHI: The excitement of the Indian elections has transferred online to one of its most popular social messaging sites – Twitter
The Twitter tag “#indiavotes09” was the number one topic on the trends list of Twitter search, demonstrating once again the strength of Indians using these new technology tools.

Congress winner from Thiruvananthapuram Shashi Tharoor was keeping track of the margin level of his victory through Twitter. “Looking good! My lead has crossed 30,000 with half the votes counted,” he tweeted from his Blackberry.

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