Inside YouTube Search

December 01, 2010

Every morning, we comb through YouTube's search data to investigate top spiking search terms and the videos they lead to:
  • rosa parks - Today's the 55th anniversary of Rosa Parks' historic bus ride, and searches are spiking for the name of the civil rights icon.

  • dane sanzenbacher - The Ohio State captain and wide receiver appears in a new ad for organ donation that spoofs LeBron James' popular Nike spot. Coach Jim Tressel also makes an appearance.

  • snoop dogg wet - Snoop Dogg released a new song this week that appears to be generating a lot of buzz after the rapper announced he'd made it as a gift for Prince Williams' bachelor party.

  • glee valerie - Searches for the "Glee" version of Amy Winehouse's "Valerie" are also on the rise today.