Inside YouTube Search

January 21, 2011

Every morning, we comb through YouTube's search data to investigate top spiking search terms and the videos they lead to:
  • brett lowenstern - This YouTube user was featured on "American Idol" last night.

  • andrea petkovic - Searches for this German tennis player are on the rise following after her Australian Open opponent, Venus Williams, had to retire from the match due to injury.

  • piers morgan ricky gervais - Piers Morgan's CNN interview last evening with Ricky Gervais, who hosted the Golden Globes, is also generating some searches.

  • bart scott cant wait - Searches for this New York Jet's animated interview following last week's game are on the rise heading into his team's showdown with Pittsburgh this weekend.