According to Google Trends, searches for ‘good news’ have reached all-time highs on Search. In fact, searches for good news have reached levels that are more than double that of any time since Google began publishing search data in 2004.
Google Trends Stories April 14, 2020
Google Trends Stories July 5, 2019
Google Trends email alerts suspended in New Zealand after revealing murder suspect
Email alerts from Google Trends can be a handy way to keep up with a specific topic on the web, but sometimes it can have unintended consequences. This week Google has suspended the Trends email alert service in New Zealand after it inadvertently breached a court order regarding a murder case.
Google Trends Stories May 23, 2018
Google Trends updated w/ simpler design, infographics, & focus on curated data stories
As the name implies, Google Trends is a very useful service for finding what’s popular among users of the Search engine and generating historic term comparisons. Google is today introducing a new design that adds more data features for finding what’s trending, as well as a new focus on editorial content.
Google Trends Stories August 22, 2017
‘Eyes hurt’ Google searches peaked in the US during yesterday’s solar eclipse
While Google Trends only provides a relative snapshot of people’s searches, it is nevertheless a quite interesting view into human behavior. At times, said behavior can be quite frustrating as evident by yesterday’s peak of “eyes hurt” searches on Google.
Google Trends Stories June 24, 2016
Google Trends Stories April 19, 2016
During elections and other major events, Google Trends usually posts interesting statistics and data visualizations based on search results. While not necessarily reflective of today’s New York primary, Bernie Sanders is leading (via The Hill) Hillary Clinton in search interest and other related terms.