Society 2.0: This Week’s Top “Status” Reports

by Editorial

Our Twitter feed was abuzz with GRAMMY awards, Valentine’s love, and beautiful weather. Here are some of our top tweets this week.
By Gabbi Baker

Lady Gaga arrives at the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards on Feb. 13 in Los Angeles. Photo: Lester Cohen/

Although Twitter still closely monitored the situation in Middle East this week…

@cheeky_geeky: BREAKING: New poll reveals that 28% of Americans have learned there are countries named Algeria, Tunisia, and Bahrain

…it seemed that everyone was temporarily distracted by the music and fashion of Sunday’s nights GRAMMY Awards.

@TommyMcFLY: Is there a pre-school dress up costume bin backstage? WHO DRESSES THESE PEOPLE?

@dcfab: While Lady Gaga is making a statement, Nicki Minaj is trying too hard. #Grammys

@Jason_Yu: Cee Lo ate Elton John and the @NBC peacock. #Grammys

@ericawilliamsdc: Stop “singing”. Stop gyrating. Just stop. Please. #grammys

@cheeky_geeky: Bieber didn’t win??? Now the government will probably open late due to crying daughters. #grammys

Monday started with roses, chocolates, and lots of love as D.C. celebrated Valentine’s Day in style.

@kellyanncollins: Happy Valentine’s Day, sweets! Er, I mean tweets!

@catommanney: Personally I prefer a good bottle of wine and a full body massage anyday rather than roses and chocolate ! LOL…

@nikkischwab: Attn: Male suitors. For Valentine’s Day I’d like a copy of @JenniWoww‘s book – The Rules According to JWOWW.#JerseyShore

@corbett3000: Valentine’s Day? Bah humbug. I’m gonna make out with my laptop.

President Barack Obama joins a toast with Technology Business Leaders at a dinner in Woodside, California, Feb. 17, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Although some thought Mark Zuckerberg was making his way to D.C. this week…

@pourmecoffee: Zuckerberg having dinner at the White House. Winklevoss twins staring inside from the gate creeping everyone out.

…President Obama actually made his way to California to meet with top tech leaders, including Zuckerberg, Apple CEO Steve Jobs, and outgoing Google CEO Eric Schmidt.

@whitehouse: The President toasts w/ heads of @Twitter, @Facebook, other tech biz leaders at dinner in Woodside

@jaketapper: no hoodie for Zuck when he met w POTUS last night >

And while it may have been beautiful outside at the end of the week…

@capitalweather: Forecast: 70s today could challenge record

@cityshopgirl: What a great way to start the weekend, 70 degree day in February! Awesome!

…people seemed to be staying home and turning on the TV to watch some guilty pleasures.

@ebongeka: Drunk psychics, bucket sized cocktails & smokeless cigarettes equals painful experience & an embarrassing hangover. #RHOBC #delusion #bravo

@GlamazonDiaries: OMG! Franco returns to#GeneralHospital next week to stop Brenda & Sonny’s wedding. He’s so evil but so hot!! #JamesFranco

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