The Ad Age Pop Thermometer

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What better way to leave the holidays behind and snap back to reality than with another reading from The Ad Age Pop Thermometer? See what's Trending, Trailing and Tired in the world of media and pop culture this winter.

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Hashtags we hate
#occupy[anything]
#justsayin
QB media darling
Cam Newton
Mark Sanchez
Rick Perry PR problems
Pesky gay rumors
Asshole judge
Piers Morgan
Simon Cowell

Gimmicky nailpolish
Magnetic
Crackle
Non-Romney GOP front-runner
Ron Paul
Newt Gingrich
Parody Twitter account
@elbloombito
@mayoremannuel

Oscar bait
The Artist
The Tree of Life
Soapy TV delight
Downton Abbey season 4
True Blood

Meeting venue
Three-martini lunch
Ad-tech obsession
Ad networks
Celebrity posing as CMO
Exercise on wheels
Actually bicycling
Spinning
NBA Villain
David Stern
Small-market owners
Say cheese
Feta
Asiago

Confusing Facebook feature
Privacy settings
MMORPG for grown ups
World of Warcraft
Kid Slang (according to Dan Schneider)
Whaz
Jank
Chillax
Car for "kids"
Ford Focus Electric
Fiat 500
Social media brand page
Twitter
Facebook

iPad accessories

Immortal Web 1.0 relic
Animated gifs
Animated gifs
Animated gifs
Phone manufacturer demise
RIM
Palm
High heel at a higher price
Christian Louboutin
Manolos
Talk show spectacle
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