Donald Trump Is Certainly Winning the Google Search Battle

Google Trends has produced an interactive county-by-county map of the most-searched Republican Presidential candidates – and it’s monochromatic. That dark red represents Donald Trump, who is pretty much dominating Google searches across the country – unless you head to Wisconsin,…

Google Algorithm Update (‘Colossus’ or ‘News-Wave’) Google Trends-Related?

On June 17, Google’s algorithm seemed to get a mysterious jolt with a mysterious update that Google deemed a routine, non-major change. Google specifically said the update was not related to Panda, Penguin, or HTTPS. They wouldn’t comment further. They…

Google Trends Goes Real-Time

Google just announced its biggest update to Google Trends since 2012 when it merged with Insights for Search. The new version provides users with real-time data about trending searches ranked in order of popularity. On the homepage, there’s a ranked,…

Google Starts Weekly Trends Roundup

Google announced that it will be sharing “a regular look back” at some of the top trending searches each Friday. We’ll see if this lasts longer than the monthly lists of algorithms they used to post, or if people will…

Google Trends Adds Email Notifications

Google just announced that it’s adding email notifications to Google Trends. You can subscribe to any topic, hot searches for any country, or any U.S. monthly top chart. You can also get notifications about search interest in any topic. “I’m…

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 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…

Google Trends Just Became A Lot More Useful

In September of last year, Google merged Google Trends with Insights For Search into what it called the “new Google Trends.” It’s now been a year and Google is continuing to add more ways for you to follow the latest…

Google Trends Gets New Top Charts For Trends By Category

Google has launched a new Google Trends feature called “Top Charts,” which show you the top searches by region by month for various categories. It’s similar to the year-end Zeitgeist lists Google provides annually. Yossi Matias9 minutes ago We are…

YouTube Data Integrated Into Google Trends

Google announced today that it has now integrated YouTube search trends into Google Trends. “Google Trends enables you to take popular search queries and explore traffic patterns over time and geography,” says YouTube’s Kevin Allocca in a blog post. “Now…

Google: Canadians Love Super Bowl More Than Stanley Cup (And Are Ravens Fans)

Google says more people in Canada search for the “Super Bowl” than for the Stanley Cup, which is interesting, considering there are no NFL teams in Canada, while the NHL has a number of teams in the country. The company…

Google Launches New Google Trends (With Insights For Search)

Google announced today that it is merging Insights For Search into Google Trends, creating the “new Google Trends“. Google Trends now includes features from both products, and the line chart and map have been updated to use HTML5-based Google Chart…

Google Trends Hot Searches Sections Gets An Update

Google announced today that it has redesigned the Hot Searches section of Google Trends. It groups related rising search terms together and shows more info about them in a more visually appealing way. See below: “With rich images and links…

Pinterest May Be a Flash in the Pan

Nicholas Carlson over at Business Insider is reporting on an interesting phenomenon involving Pinterest‘s popularity. It seems the number of Pinterest users has been falling since mid-March. Using information from AppData, a site that measures metrics for apps on different…

Josh Hamilton’s Relapse Becomes A Trending Topic

While you cannot deny the monetary rewards professional athletes command, it’s important to remember these folks, for all the money they make, give up just about every bit of privacy to such a degree, it’s actually hard to fathom. Take…

Google Correlate Expands to 50 Countries

Back in May, Google launched Google Correlate, which is sort of like Google Trends in reverse. It looks at search trends, and attempts to apply them to real-world situations. Google described it as an experimental tool enabling the user to…

Gary Johnson Debate Joke Propels Him To All-Day Trending

At last night’s Republican Presidential Debate, held by Fox News and Google, Gary Johnson had the line of the night if you ask his GOP counterparts. During a question about job creation, the former New Mexico Governor delivered this zinger…

NFL Social Media Push Continues With Thank Yous

The NFL players are thankful to the fans for standing by them, and to show their gratitude, members of the soon-to-be recertified NFL Players Association have once again engaged in social media. This time, with YouTube. Yes, social media extends…

Osama bin Laden Death Consumes Entire Google Trends Hot Searches List

This is the first time I’ve ever seen this happen. Every key phrase on Google’s Hot Trends list is related to the same piece of news. Obviously – the death of Osama bin Laden. Each phrase is either about bin…

Google Trends Hot Topics Now Gone – Confirmed

Update: A Google spokesperson tells WebProNews, “We’ve just streamlined it — we unified the data into one set to make it easier for users to understand what’s hot in Google web searches.” Original Article: Yesterday, we reported that the U.S.…