Inside YouTube Search

December 20, 2010

Every morning, we comb through YouTube's search data to investigate top spiking search terms and the videos they lead to:
  • a random act of choral music kansas city - The holiday "flash mob hallelujah"/random act of culture trend continued over the weekend with this performance in a Kansas City shopping mall. (Another angle)

  • lunar eclipse 2010 - There's a spike in searches for info about the lunar eclipse, which will be visibile late tonight in North America. Here's one explanation (2:10 mark).

  • lonely island - Andy Samberg's Lonely Island scored a major viral hit over the weekend with their Digital Short "I Just Had Sex," which has pulled in over 3 million views in less than two days.