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Robin Williams Leads Google Searches For 2014

Robin Williams Leads Google Searches For 2014

By Chris Crum December 16, 2014

Google has released its annual lists of the top trending searches for the year. In the past, these have come under the “Zeitgeist” label, but this year, Google is just going with “Year in Search” without any explanation as to …

Yelp Lets You Look At Trends From The Past 10 Years Yelp Lets You Look At Trends From The Past 10 Years

Yelp is showing off a new tool called Yelp Trends, which gives you access to its ten years’ worth of data to get a look at trends on a city by city basis. Yelp was founded in October of 2004, …

Earth Hour: Throwing Shade At Poor Or Good Cause?

The lights went out over many of the globe‚Äôs major landmarks last night. From the Great Wall of China and pyramids of Egypt to the Eiffel Tower and Big Ben, there was worldwide participation in the name of the annual …

Facebook Trending Topics Roll Out On Desktop Facebook Trending Topics Roll Out On Desktop

Facebook began testing Trending Topics last year on both desktop and mobile. On Thursday, the company announced that it is rolling out the new feature, called simply “Trending,” to desktop users “in select countries”. They’ll continue to test the feature …

#Riccing Is Probably Going to Get Someone Killed #Riccing Is Probably Going to Get Someone Killed

Say what you want about Tebowing, but at least it never involved shoving yourself in a clothes dryer. It looks like there’s a new selfie trend brewing thanks to actress Christina Ricci and her tiny frame. It’s called #Riccing, and …

Google Trends Gets A Few Updates Google Trends Gets A Few Updates

Google announced that it has made some updates to Google Trends, including a new homepage, more countries for top charts and hot searches, and a faster mobile experience. The changes come as Google has released its year-end Zeitgeist looking at …

Google Trends Becomes More Intelligent Google Trends Becomes More Intelligent
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Google has introduced new topic reports in Google Trends aimed at giving users smarter information about the search queries they are seeking. Google gives the examples of “rice” and “Gwyneth Paltrow”. With the new reports, it can distinguish between rice …

Yahoo And Ron Burgundy Reveal Top Searches Of 2013 Yahoo And Ron Burgundy Reveal Top Searches Of 2013
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It’s that time of year. Yahoo has released its 2013 Year in Review, and revealed its top searches of the year. They went all out this year with a video featuring Ron Burgundy, Champ Kind and Brian Fantana to introduce …

2014 Corvette Trend-Setting Among Buyers 2014 Corvette Trend-Setting Among Buyers

If you see a vehicle that moves like a stealth bomber on wheels while driving, don’t be alarmed. It’s just the 2014 Corvette, and you can bet your money that you’ll be seeing it quite often real soon. On the …

Here's What People Are Using 3D Printers For Here's What People Are Using 3D Printers For
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3D printers are no longer the playthings of industry. Hobbyists and regular Joes all around the world are now discovering the joys of 3D printing through the proliferation of cheap printers. That means 3D printers are now being used to …

Miley Cyrus Helps Make Twerking Mainstream Miley Cyrus Helps Make Twerking Mainstream

While the trend following twerking has been building long before the VMAs, thanks to Miley Cyrus’ going-down-in-history (???) performance that no one can seem to stop talking about, it has firmly crossed over to the mainstream, regardless of any outrage …

Yahoo Is Blowing Up With Breaking Bad Searches Yahoo Is Blowing Up With Breaking Bad Searches

If you haven’t been hiding under a rock in another dimension, you’ve probably heard that the final episodes of Breaking Bad are approaching. In fact, the first of the last episodes premieres this Sunday. A couple weeks ago, we looked …

Facebook Gets More Twitter-Like With Trending Topics Facebook Gets More Twitter-Like With Trending Topics
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Facebook is reportedly testing Trending Topics with a group of mobile users. The news comes from All Things D, which luckily provides screen caps: While not necessarily the case with all features Facebook tests, it seems reasonably safe to assume …

Breaking Bad The Highest Search Emmy-Nominated Drama Breaking Bad The Highest Search Emmy-Nominated Drama
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Searches for the hit AMC show Breaking Bad are spiking this week, according to Yahoo, as fans gear up for the final season, which premieres on Sunday, August 11th. Yahoo informs us that searches for “breaking bad” are spiking 31% …

Google Shares Back To School Shopping Trends Google Shares Back To School Shopping Trends

Google has shared some search trends for back to school shoppers using the search engine for their shopping needs. The company finds that this is the earliest back to school shopping season on record, and its Google Shopping data shows …

Orange Is The New Black Searches Are Off The Charts Orange Is The New Black Searches Are Off The Charts
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Netflix’s latest hit Orange is the New Black appears to be taking the web by storm. The praises have been flowing since even before the show debuted on July 11th, but OITNB continues to draw great interest from web searchers …

Searchers Want Netflix To Renew Arrested Development Searchers Want Netflix To Renew Arrested Development
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As we reported earlier, Yahoo shared some interesting data about search trends related to Arrested Development, the cult hit show that Netflix resurrected from the dead with a fourth season, which debuted last month. Searches for “arrested development 2013″ spiked …