Inside YouTube Search

December 27, 2010

Every morning, we comb through YouTube's search data to investigate top spiking search terms and the videos they lead to:
  • teena marie - One of the morning's top searches is for Motown singer Teena Marie, who passed away over the weekend at age 54.

  • new york snow, snow boston - The northeast was hit with a blizzard yesterday that's left many searching for videos from the big apple and bean town of the rough winter weather. We'll have lots more shortly.

  • mike singletary - The San Francisco 49ers coach was fired last night.

  • maribelle anes - Searches are up this morning for this YouTube singer who's started to build a fanbase on the site in 2010.