Inside YouTube Search

December 16, 2010

Every morning, we comb through YouTube's search data to investigate top spiking search terms and the videos they lead to:
  • bob feller - Searches are up today for Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Feller who passed away yesterday evening.

  • michael haywood - There's a spike in interest today in Miami (Ohio) University football coach Michael Haywood, who is reported to be the next coach of the Pittsburgh Panthers. Here he is giving a post-game speech earlier this season.

  • llamas with hats 4 - The fourth installment of the bizarre and surreal "Llamas with Hats" animated series hit YouTube last night and there's been a spike in searches for it. Part 1 drew over 13 million views.