Twitter adds Vancouver and Montréal to its Trends tool, just in time for the Playoffs

by Knowlton Thomas | Culture

Obviously, the folks at Twitter know Canadians like their hockey.

What else could explain the company's timely decision to add Vancouver and Montréal to its list of Trends—they're the only two cities in Canada with teams entering the NHL Playoffs.

Good ol' Toronto has been on the Trends list since 2010, but Vancouver and Montréal have earned their spots, as Twitter determines new additions to its Trends tool based on tweets emerging from the area.


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Twitter is a privately funded startup with offices in the SoMA neighborhood of San Francisco, CA. Started as a side project in March of 2006, Twitter has grown into a real-time short messaging service that works over multiple networks and devices. In countries all around the world, people follow the sources most relevant to them and access information via Twitter as it happens—from breaking... more

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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes and author of Tempest Bound. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys hiking, tennis, and martial arts. more

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