Inside YouTube Search

January 14, 2011

Every morning, we comb through YouTube's search data to investigate top spiking search terms and the videos they lead to:
  • wes welker press conference - Searches are up for the Patriots wide receiver who at a press conference this week made a series of subtle jabs at Rex Ryan, the coach of the NY Jets whom New England will face this weekend.

  • nyc subway rats new york - Yes, that gross video in our 4@4 this morning is also one of our top rising searches.

  • matthew knight arena - Last night, the University of Oregon unveiled it's new arena before a packed house. There's a ton of fan footage being posted to the site.

  • i have a dream speech - Ahead of Monday's holiday, searches are spiking for Dr. King's "I Have a Dream" speech. Here's some rare footage from that moment in history.