Inside YouTube Search

January 12, 2011

Every morning, we comb through YouTube's search data to investigate top spiking search terms and the videos they lead to:
  • i m a snake - A young man pretending to be a snake: this morning's top spiking search.

  • rex gang green - With the NY Jets preparing to play the Patriots this weekend, searches are up for the fan anthem "Rex's Gang Green."

  • hillary clinton falls - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton slipped and fell while boarding a plane yesterday. Today, it's a top search.

  • jimmer fredette - BYU topped in-state rivals Utah last night thanks in part to a 47 point performance by this senior guard. Here's his Sportscenter interview