Inside YouTube Search

December 29, 2010

Every morning, we comb through YouTube's search data to investigate top spiking search terms and the videos they lead to:
  • nyc tow truck new york - For the second morning in a row, there is a big spike in searches for this video, reportedly of NYC workers damaging a parked SUV with a snow plow. (Contains profanity.)

  • Kennedy Center Honors - Searches are up this morning for the Kennedy Center Honors, which aired last evening and featured tributes to Oprah Winfrey and Paul McCartney.

  • lakers vs spurs - Searches are also up today for highlights from last evening's Lakers-Spurs NBA matchup.